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Chickamauga National Military Park Tour Roads, Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa County, GA

Chickamauga National Military Park Tour Roads, Fort Oglethorpe, Catoosa County, GA

 
 
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Significance: The Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park tour roads provide access to select areas of the park that commemorate and interpret the conflict between Union and Confederate forces over control of the LaFayette Road leading to Chattanooga. The tour route through the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park was originally designed for visitors in carriages, on foot, and on horseback. It has evolved into a route for visitors in automobiles. The roads, culverts, and bridges are integral parts of the park, as they make a variety of areas more accessible to the public. There is also an assortment of foot trails and horse trails that allow visitors to see other areas inaccessible to those in automobiles. The road related structures in the park are significant both for their individual structural designs and for their functional unity as part of the park's overall conception. Initial construction of the park roads began in the 1890s and continued throughout the 1930s. Improvements, additions and closings of some roads took place under the supervision of the War Department, and later the National Park Service.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N663
Survey number: HAER GA-95
Building/structure dates: 1890-1895 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 66000274

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Contributors

Historic American Engineering Record, creator
U.S. Department of War
Boynton, Henry
Van Derveer, Ferdinand
Civilian Conservation Corps
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Hamburger, Nancy, field team
Sniegucka, Anna, field team
Sprysa, Tetyana, field team
Haas, David W, photographer
Brooks, Pete, delineator
Ezell, David, historian
Youngblood, Courtney, historian
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Fort Oglethorpe34.94896, -85.25690
Google Map of 34.9489645, -85.2569
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