Missionary Ridge NPS DeLong Reservation Reopened To Public

Monday, April 1, 2013

Due to safety concerns for park visitors, the DeLong Reservation on North Crest Road, Missionary Ridge was closed to the public due to a criminal federal investigation for acts of vandalism. 

The civil war reservation was reopened to the public Thursday after one of the two civil war-era cannons on display inside the DeLong Reservation was temporarily removed and the other was righted and secured to it’s base. 

Anyone with information regarding the activity and persons responsible for this vandalism is asked to contact the Acting Chief Law Enforcement Ranger John McCutcheon, john_mccutcheon@nps.gov, 752-5213 x135



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