Ringgold Historic High Country

Ringgold is named after Maj. Samuel Ringgold, an officer who died in the Mexican-American War. The city has an 1849 depot that saw significant Civil War fighting. Also look for the Ringgold Wedding Chapel (George Jones and Tammy Wynette were married there) and a Civil War monument to the New York brigade.
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The City of Ringgold, named after Major Samuel Ringgold who died fighting for his country in the Mexican War, is a town rich in history. Ringgold boasts an antebellum depot built in 1849, site of major fighting during the Civil War.

Area attractions, events and points of interest include the Ringgold Depot, the Wedding Chapel, New York Civil War Monument, Lake Winnie Amusement Park, Down-home Christmas, and 1890's Days Jamboree. Just a short drive away is Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Visitor Center, Old Stone Church, and the General Monument commemorating the capture of the famed "General" during the Civil War's Great Locomotive Chase.

Visitor Information Center

150 Tennessee St.
Ringgold, GA 30736

Located on US Hwy 41 just south of Chattanooga, TN and north of Dalton, GA. I-75 exits 345 to 350.

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Phone: 706-935-3061

Ringgold Trip Ideas & Inspiration

The dining information on this page is supplied by the Georgia Restaurant Association.