Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance

 
 
Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
1. Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker
Inscription. Chattanooga, a city of historical significance from the Civil War Battles through both World Wars, has seen many people travel through its valley. The popular Glenn Miller tune of the 1940's has forever made famous this railway station that is known today as the Chattanooga Choo Choo. As part of the Tennessee Heritage Trails, a written guide to the state, the Chattanooga Choo Choo welcomes its visitors to experience our history and legacy forever immortalized in "The Chattanooga Choo Choo".
 
Location. 35° 2.252′ N, 85° 18.387′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker can be reached from Market Street (Tennessee Route 8) north of East 14th Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. This marker is a very small marker that is located at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, on the grounds of the Chattanooga Choo Choo Terminal, directly below the 'Military History of Chattanooga" marker and between the two "Tennessee Heritage Trail" signs. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Market Street, Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chattanooga's Railroads (a few steps from this marker); Military History of Chattanooga (a few steps from this
Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
2. Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker
View of the featured small marker, located directly underneath the larger "Military History of Chattanooga" marker.
marker); The Chattanooga Choo-Choo (within shouting distance of this marker); Terminal Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Dedication of Rose Garden to all Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 2d Line of Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); A Point in the 2d Line of Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin Hotel (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Also see . . .
1. Glenn Miller-"Chattanooga Choo Choo" - YouTube. This is a link to a YouTube digital recording of Glenn Miller's band playing the song, "Chattanooga Choo Choo." (Submitted on June 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 

2. Chattanooga Choo Choo - Glenn Miller Orchestra - YouTube. This is a link to a YouTube copy of a portion of the Glenn Miller Movie, featuring the segment of the movie where the "Chattanooga Choo Choo" was performed. (Submitted on June 25, 2015, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.) 
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
3. Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker
A distant, and direct, view of the marker and its background.
Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
4. Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker
A distant view of the marker looking towards the background to the left of the marker.
Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
5. Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance Marker
A distant view of the marker looking towards the background to the right of the marker.
Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel Sign image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 19, 2014
6. Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel Sign
View of the Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel sign, which is situated in front of the former Chattanooga Railway Terminal which has been transformed into the present day Chattanooga Choo Choo Hotel, and it is on the grounds of this hotel that this marker is located.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 161 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement