Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Cameron Hill

Marker ID: THC 2A 67
Location: I-24, Hamilton County, in Chattanooga, at Olgiati Bridge
County: Hamilton
Waymark: None


Named for James Cameron, a Scottish artist who lived there and painted in the neighborhood during the decade prior to the Civil War. Confederate forces fortified and held the top of the hill; when Federals took over, they constructed a reservoir along its side in 1864