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Lookout Mountain
September 20, 1782 British inspired Chickamauga Cherokee led by Skyuka meet John Siever and a band of irregulars near the face of Lookout Mountain (called Chattanooga by the Chickamaugans). Although this battle was fought in Tennessee many of the Cherokee came from Georgia. This is occasionally, and incorrectly, refered to as the last battle of the American Revolution.
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  Georgia and the American Revolution
August 28, 1823 Rev. Daniel Butrick, a Morovian missionary, makes an entry in his personal diary describing today's Rock City as a 'citadel of rocks...' atop Lookout Mountain
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June 23, 1928 Lookout Mountain Hotel, also known as the Castle in the Clouds, opens on Lookout Mountain in Georgia.
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December 28, 1928 While drilling an access shaft to a cave that had been sealed by a railroad tunnel, a worker discovers a second cave in Lookout Mountain. This cave will become Ruby Falls.
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December 30, 1929 Lookout Mountain Caverns, on Lookout Mountain, opens (now known as Ruby Falls). Tours of the historic caverns will end in 1935.
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May 21, 1932 Rock City opens atop Lookout Mountain
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September 19, 1964 Covenant College on Lookout Mountain is dedicated
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