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Chickamauga GA . Chattanooga TN
The Longstreet Society Annual Seminar is October 28-30, 2022 in Chattanooga TN
The event will begin on Friday afternoon October 28 for a tour of Snodgrass Hill led by Robert Carter. The group will meet at 1:30 PM at the Chickamauga Battlefield Visitors Center, 3370 Lafayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe, GA, and carpool to nearby Snodgrass Hill for a two hour walk and discussion.
Saturday morning, our bus tour begins at 8:00 AM departing from the Holiday Inn Downtown, 434 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, TN. The bus tour led by Jim Ogden will focus on James Longstreet’s actions in and around Chattanooga and Lookout Mountain. Stops include Longstreet’s Headquarters at Watkins Hill, Wauhatchie Pike, Lookout Mountain and Bragg’s Headquarters on Missionary Ridge. Participants should dress appropriately for the weather that day and expect walks of ½ mile at each stop. You are welcome to bring a folding chair with you on the tour. Lunch, drinks, and snacks will be provided. The bus is expected to return to the Hotel approximately at 4:00 PM.
Please note that dinner Saturday night is on your own with many options available downtown and walking distance from the hotel. Our Saturday evening program resumes at 7:15 PM at the Holiday Inn Meeting Room. Ed Lowe will discuss Longstreet’s actions in East Tennessee and Maria Pilcher is organizing our Silent Auction.
Sunday morning, 9:30 AM, we will meet at the National Medal of Honor Heritage Center, 2W Aquarium Way,
Chattanooga, Tennessee for a guided tour and discussion.
The Medal of Honor Heritage Center is a 0.3-mile walk/drive from the Holiday Inn Hotel.
Register online to attend this event below
Event tickets are $125 before October 1 and $140 after October 1. Our tour bus seats are limited to the first 50 people to register. A membership is required to attend the Seminar. We are offering a new member seminar special for $10 or you can join with a full annual membership for $30. You may also register via mailing a check to PO Box 191 Gainesville GA 30503.
If you mail a check, please include contact information.
If you have any registration or sponsorship questions. call Doug Smith, 770 601-2154.
We have several opportunities for you to financially support the Longstreet Society Mission:
· Lunch Sponsor $50 Donation
· Bus Sponsor $100 Donation
· Helen D. Longstreet Award Sponsor $250 Donation
The Longstreet Society has a block of 25 rooms with a group rate of $159 per night with a complimentary breakfast and valet parking included. Your hotel reservation needs to be made by October 5 for the group rate:
Holiday Inn & Suites Chattanooga Downtown 434 Chestnut Street Chattanooga, TN