Chattanooga, Tennessee is home to many fascinating Native American sites. Many areas and trails that were once traveled by the great Cherokee Nation can be still walked on today. Guests to this area of Southeast Tennessee will be privy to many historical land marks. While no battles were fought here, the morbid tales of the infamous Trail of Tears lingers all around Chattanooga.
A visitor to Chattanooga with a taste for Cherokee history will have many opportunities to satisfy their need. Ross's Landing is one of the more well known Cherokee land marks. While it appears to be a revitalization of a beautiful waterfront, for many Cherokee's it was the beginning of a long treacherous journey.
Audubon Acres/Spring Frog Cabin is another well known place is Chattanooga. This area was actually home to a Cherokee chief who dwelled in the cabin before the Cherokee removal. Guests to Audubon acres will be able to look upon a cabin once occupied by a great Cherokee leader.
Chattanooga is also home to other Native American sites including Moccasin Bend, Brainerd Mission Cemetery, Brown's Ferry Tavern, and James Brown Plantation. A visitor to this area need not be a history buff to delve deep into Native American history. Each location has a different part of history to offer and will give guests a better understanding of the great Cherokee Nation.