Chickamauga Travel Guide

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Chickamauga Things to Do

  • Slave Cabin at Gordon-Lee Mansion

    The mansion property was bought by James Gordon after the removal of the Cherokee in 1836. Mr. James Gordon previously built the Gordon Mill, which served as the first general store in Walker County. With the success of the mill Mr. James Gordon wanted to build a permanent estate and construction began in 1840, but due to labor and financial...

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  • Military Park outside of Gordon-Lee...

    The mansion property was bought by James Gordon after the removal of the Cherokee in 1836. Mr. James Gordon previously built the Gordon Mill, which served as the first general store in Walker County. With the success of the mill Mr. James Gordon wanted to build a permanent estate and construction began in 1840, but due to labor and financial...

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  • Coke Ovens

    The Chickamauga coke ovens are located just north of downtown Chickamauga on Highway 341. The beehive ovens of the Durham Iron and Coal Company were designed to turn coal into coke for use in the Iron and Steel Foundries in nearby Chattanooga Tennessee. The coal was shipped by train from the Durham coal mines on nearby Lookout Mountain on a...

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  • Walker County Regional Heritage/Train...

    Sometime around 1888-89, the first railroad was built to the little town of Crawfish Springs, later renamed Chickamauga, Georgia. A Syndicate Company bought large tracts of land for the railroad and a large summer resort. The painting and sketch below shows how the train depot and Park Hotel appeared in the 1890's. The hotel opened in 1891 and the...

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  • Crawfish Springs

    Crawfish Spring, the main water supply for the early settlements, and later the City of Chickamauga in the early to mid 1900's, is located on Cove Road just south of the main town and across the road from the Gordon Lee Mansion. The Spring was named for the Cherokee Indian Chief Crayfish, the earliest recorded settlers in the area. One of the...

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  • Lee and Gordon's Mills

    Lee and Gordon's Mills, one of the oldest mills in the state of Georgia, is located about 2 miles east of the center of town on the west bank of the Chickamauga Creek. The mill was built by James Gordon, who came from Gwinnett County, Georgia in 1836. The mill served as the first general store in the area. A blacksmith shop was located nearby and...

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  • Gordon Lee Mansion

    The Gordon Lee Mansion was originally the Gordon residence built by Mr. James Gordon, who with his two brothers came from Gwinnett County, Georgia in 1836 to Crawfish Springs, now Chickamauga Georgia. Construction was started in 1840 and completed in 1847. The bricks used in construction were made on the residence grounds.The walls of the house...

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  • crawfish springs

    crawfish springs is located in downtown chickamauga on GA 341. the springs were named after cherokee chief crawfish. the town of chickamauga was called crawfish springs until 1891. during the battle of chickamauga crawfish springs was a source of fresh drinking water for union troops.

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  • gordon-lee mansion

    the gordon-lee mansion was built by james gordon in 1847. just prior to the battle of chickamauga the gordon mansion was union general william s. rosecrans headquarters. during the battle the gordon mansion was used as a union field hospital. after the civil war james lee bought the mansion. today the gordon-lee mansion is listed on the national...

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Chickamauga Off The Beaten Path

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    by butterflykizzez04 Written Feb 7, 2014

    Saturday October 26th, Tony and I was driving on a back road in Georgia on our way to Chickamauga, GA and we found this little gorgeous church..had to take some pictures. The cemetery behind it is dated 1840's... — at Cove Methodist Church somewhere in GA

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