Fort Oglethorpe Historic High Country

The historic district of Fort Oglethorpe includes the “Post” area on Barnhardt Circle, which was an active U.S. Army cavalry post (1902-1946) and which still features many original post buildings as well as the 6th Cavalry Museum. Nearby Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park (Rossville) and Lookout Mountain provide fun for the whole family.
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The City of Fort Oglethorpe is home to the Visitor's Center at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park, the nation's oldest and largest Civil War Park.

The historic district for Fort Oglethorpe includes The Post area on Barnhardt Circle which was an active Cavalry Post (1902 - 1946) and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Barnhardt Circle is also home to the original officer's homes, guardhouse, bandstand, and 6th Cavalry Museum. Other Post buildings include Post gym, Px, Quartermaster Building, Post Chapel and Post Theatre.

Nearby Lake Winnie Amusement Park provides loads of fun for the whole family. Lookout Mountain, just a short drive to the west, is great for hiking, hang gliding or a scenic drive along Lookout Mountain Parkway.

Visitor Information Center

6 Barnhardt Cir.
Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742

Located on US Hwy 27 just south of Chattanooga and west of I-75, Exit 350, Battlefield Parkway.

Visit Website

Phone: 706-861-2860

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