In the old days, many arrowheads were found near Candy Flats. It is thought that, perhaps, the Native Americans “manufactured” them here. In another time, this area was a great battlefield, significant in the fight between North and South. Today, however, it serves a purpose with more pleasant appeal – that of scenery.
“A little trail bears the name of Ellsworth Brown, a Chattanoogan of great botanic learning and historian of constant help. He told me of the fragments of arrow flint near the northwest corner of Candy Flats, an indication of a factory, and Mrs. Chambliss and I went immediately and found quite a lot.”
Names at Reflection Riding Have Botanical Significance
by John A. Chambliss