On the 4th of July, we drove through the area of the Chickamauga Battlefield. We first stopped at the visitor center where we were sent to a link on our iPhones that we could Bluetooth to our car to listen to a guided tour (Audio Tour).

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

With the controversy that’s been going around as of late with the Confederate Flag, we saw many folks riding through the area showing their support of it.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

Chickamauga Battlefield Map

Wilder Brigade AKA Chimauga Tower (more info) provided beautiful views of the surrounding areas.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

After leaving the main battle field area, we stopped at Lee & Gordons Mill (info). Unfortunately it was closed because of the holiday.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

Gordon-Lee Mansion, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. It sits on 13 acres along with a slave house, and a smokehouse. The house was built by slaves and the bricks of the mansion were made on site. (wikipedia)
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

We stopped at this cute little museum; the Walker County Regional Heritage Museum.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

Chattooga Academy/Gordon Hall
was actually not far from the house we were staying in.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

We went by Ruby Falls, but the place had a line a mile long so we decided to skip that this time.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

That evening we went to Chattanooga, TN for live music and fireworks.
4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

4th of July in Chickamauga & Chattanooga

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