Introduction to Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia
Fort Oglethorpe History
Fort Oglethrope has a long history of military rule, as it was once the home to a military facility. By 1946, Fort Oglethrope had become a surplus property and was soon divided and distributed to the public. The city was founded and incorporated in 1949, and became the first city to be established in Georgia in 25 years.
Fort Oglethorpe and nearby Attractions
- Chattanooga African-American Museum
- Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
- Sequoyah Caverns
- Chattanooga Zoo
Things To Do In Fort Oglethorpe
The Chattanooga Regional History Museum and the Sixth Cavalry Museum are nearby. Local parks and recreational spots include the Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park, the Tennessee Aquarium and the Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park. Ruby Falls is a popular local spot as well.
Fort Oglethorpe Transportation
Chattanooga Metropolitan is the nearest major airport.
Fort Oglethorpe Higher Education
Local colleges and universities include Fort Oglethorpe by the Covenant College, the Temple Baptist Seminary and the Tennessee Temple University.