Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Boynton Park -- Henry Van Ness Boynton



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Location: is on Cameron Lane north of Gateway Avenue, on Cameron Hill, in Boynton Park, Chattanooga, TN
County: Hamilton
Coordinates: N 35° 3.243    W 085° 18.996
  35.05405    -85.3166
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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Boynton Park
Henry Van Ness Boynton

Boynton Park
Henry Van Ness Boynton
Born West Stockbridge, Mass.
July 22, 1835

Reared in Cincinnati, Ohio. Graduated
Woodward College, KY. Military Institute
Lieut. Col. 35th Ohio Infantry. Wounded
Battle Missionary Ridge.Brevt. Brigader-
General - Congressional Medal for Gallantry
Founder of Chickamauga Chattanooga National
Military Park - President Park Commission
and Chief Promoter National Park Commission
Camp Thomas Commander 1898.
Died June 3, 1905

Erected by the Cameron Hill Garden Club of Chattanooga.