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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boynton Park

Henry Van Ness Boynton

 
 
Boynton Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
1. Boynton Park Marker
Inscription.
Boynton Park
Henry Van Ness Boynton

Born West Stockbridge, Mass.
July 22, 1835


Reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. Graduated
Woodward College, KY. Military Institute
Lieut. Col. 35th Ohio Infantry. Wounded
Battle Missionary Ridge. Brevt. Brigadier-
General - Congressional Medal for Gallantry
Founder of Chickamauga Chattanooga National
Military Park - President Park Commission
and Chief Promoter National Park Commission
Camp Thomas Commander 1898.
Died June 3, 1905


 
Erected by The Cameron Hill Garden Club of Chattanooga.
 
Location. 35° 3.243′ N, 85° 18.996′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Cameron Lane north of Gateway Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This historic marker is located between the northwest side of the downtown business district and the Tennessee River, up on Cameron Hill, overlooking the Tennessee River, in Boynton Park. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Re-Opening the Tennessee River (here, next to this marker); Negley's and Wilder's Demonstrations Against Chattanooga
Boynton Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
2. Boynton Park Marker
View of the historic marker affixed to a cut stone column at Boynton Park.
(here, next to this marker); Battle of Chattanooga, 1st Day, Nov. 23 (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Chattanooga, 2d Day, Nov. 24. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Chattanooga, 3d Day, Nov. 25. (a few steps from this marker); Cameron Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen's Raid at Brown's Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); "Cherokee" (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Henry V. Boynton. This is a link to information provided by Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Henry Van Ness Boynton. This is a link to information provided by the Arlington National Cemetery Website. (Submitted on September 2, 2012, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Boynton Park image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
3. Boynton Park
View of the entrance to Boynton Park.
Boynton Park image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 1, 2012
4. Boynton Park
View of the historic markers and cannon that are located at Boynton Park.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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