157th Anniversary Of The Battles For Chattanooga Virtual Programming Begins Nov. 21

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Visitors are invited to join park staff as they commemorate the 157th Anniversary of the Battles for Chattanooga.

"Unfortunately, due to the continued COVID-19 pandemic, our programs will be hosted virtually," officials said. The programs are scheduled to be conducted on the park’s Facebook page, www.facebook.com/chickamauganps, and on the park’s YouTube page, www.youtube.com/chchnps, on the following dates and times: 

Nov. 21 & 22 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.; 
Nov.

23 at 11 a.m. (The fight at Orchard Knob);
Nov. 24 at 11 a.m. (The Battle of Lookout Mountain);
Nov. 25 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (The Battle of Missionary Ridge); and
Nov. 27 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (The Battle of Ringgold Gap).

As a reminder, on Nov. 21 and 22, at 2 p.m., kids are invited to participate in virtual hands-on activities, which will be administered through the park’s Facebook page and YouTube Channel. 

On Dec. 5, at 11 a.m., virtual visitors are encouraged to participate in an hour-long, live Q&A session with Park Historian Jim Ogden concerning the siege and battles that took place in and around Chattanooga. If you wish to participate in this Q&A session, join on theFacebook page or on the YouTube Channel. 

"Thank you all for your continued support and participation during this difficult time. We hope to see you all again in the field soon," officials said.

For more information about programs at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, contact the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitor Center at 706-866-9241, the Lookout Mountain Battlefield Visitor Center at 423-821-7786, or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/chch.


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