Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Cravens House

Marker ID: THC 2A 59
Location: on Willingham Rd, just west of the Scenic Highway (route 148) Chattanooga / Lookout Mountain, TN.
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 00.451    W 085° 20.277
  35.00751666    -85.33795
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNMJB


The only remaining structure of the Civil War period on the battlefield of Lookout Mountain, it was originally called the "White House." Erected 1857 by Robert Cravens, pioneer iron manufacturer of this area, it was rebuilt 1867 and restored 1956 by the Chattanooga Chapter, Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities.