Welcome to Fort Oglethorpe
Gateway to Chickamauga National Military Park and home to the “Fighting 6th Cavalry”

Fort Oglethorpe has a unique and curious history. From its Cherokee Indian past to the War Between the States, from days as a U.S. Army Cavalry Post to the past half-century as a thriving city, many diverse epochs and events have contributed to the Fort Oglethorpe of today.

Fort Oglethorpe has it all for the history buff, the family vacationer, or week-end getaway. Located just 15 minutes from Chattanooga, TN you’ll enjoy all the amenities without the hassle of big city traffic or high priced accommodations.

“Experience the day of soldier and steed and southern hospitality” in Fort Oglethorpe.

GENERAL INFORMATION
Fort Oglethorpe is located 15 minutes from Chattanooga,Tennessee. Conveniently located 6 miles off Interstate 75, Exit 350 (Battlefield Pkwy / Hwy 2). From Chattanooga take Interstate 24 to Rossville Blvd South Exit.

Georgia Visitor Information Center is located South on Interstate 75 between Exits 353 and 350.

Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Center is located inside the 6th Cavalry Museum at 6 Barnhardt Circle. Open Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm.

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Fort Oglethorpe Tourism Association 6 Barnhardt Circle Fort Oglethorpe, GA 30742.  Mailing Address:  PO Box 2011 Fort Oglethorpe, GA  30742.
Call 706-861-2860 or e-mail info@6thcavalrymuseum.com for more information.
 
 
  Download our brochure for a listing of all the places you can see, shop, dine, and stay when you visit Fort Oglethorpe. Click on the image to the left to download a PDF.
  

Patriotism at The Post
 
2014 Most Patriotic Boy Joel Westbrook and his service dog Brumley and Most Patriotic Girl Cami Johnson
 Patriotism at The Post
Patriotic Concert and Fireworks was held on Thursday July 3 on the polo field with over 3,000 people enjoying the Tabernacle Big Band concert, sing-a-long, kid's activities and fireworks.  Visit our Facebook page at   www.facebook.com/Fortotourism to see coloring contest winners and more photos.
 
The History Company - your "One Stop History Shop" and Southeast Veterans Museum located at 2949 LaFayette Road featuring Civil War souvenirs, re-enacting gear, military antiques, books and other curiosities.  Call 423-290-6639 or visit online at www.thehistorycompany.net.
 
Battlefield Museum and Relics (Civil War) located on LaFayette Road just one block north of the Chickamauga Battlefield.