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Orchard Knob

Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
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A generals view of Missionary Ridge

It is worth the climb to top of Orchard Knob to see Missionary Ridge and Chattanooga area. There... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
BandB42
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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Chattanooga is full of Civil War history. Orchard Knob is a must see if you are touring the other... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
judy177
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Cookeville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

It is worth the climb to top of Orchard Knob to see Missionary Ridge and Chattanooga area. There are some impressive monuments and signage about the Civil War. That being said, the neighborhood is a bit questionable and the top of the knob feels isolated....More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Chattanooga is full of Civil War history. Orchard Knob is a must see if you are touring the other areas of the war history. This is located in the middle of a neighborhood in the city. It's a bit of a shady looking area, so...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you're interested in the American Civil War and you're visiting the Chickamauga (GA) battlefield, a visit to Orchard Knob along with Missionary Ridge and Lookout Mountain will give you the necessary perspective for the Battle of Chattanooga that followed.

1  Thank Bob N
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Orchard Knob is a trip back in time in the middle of a city neighborhood. Reading about the battle of Chickamauga and Lookout Mtn. and the importance of this small city block is amazing. Nice little hike to the top of the hill, and when...More

1  Thank dplace2016
Reviewed 16 November 2016

One can just imagine General Grant,Thomas and Sherman standing on top of Orchard Knob at daybreak, the sun going over Missionary Ridge. As the sun rises it is hitting the monuments on top of the Knob and is quite a treat not to mention the...More

2  Thank Monica58860
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Lots of historical markers and explanation and a great view of the surrounding skyline; its a great quick stop to take in some history while in Chattanooga. The neighborhood is a bit depressed so lock your car when you hike up the hill.

1  Thank Leonard S
Reviewed 5 November 2016

It is true that it is not in a great area. However, we were there on a week day in the middle of the day and had no issues. It is true that the signage could have been better and it was not kept up...More

1  Thank AnnualAdventurer
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Orchard Knob is a great stop for someone wishing to visit all of the important areas of the battles for control of Chattanooga. From this site, you can get the same vantage point as the Union commanders before and during the assault on Missionary Ridge....More

2  Thank DorianMilam
Reviewed 29 July 2016

You MUST check out Orchard Knob! The monuments are quite impressive and the views from the top are amazing! You can see downtown, Lookout/Signal Mtn, and Missonary Ridge!

Thank lesliefr2016
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Despite having lived in Chattanooga around 30 years this was my first trip to the Orchard Knob portion of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. There is no dedicated parking for the park but there is plenty of space on the streets surrounding it....More

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