Remember When, Chattanooga? Area’s first McDonald’s opened in East Ridge in 1963

Chattanooga News-Free Press file photo via ChattanoogaHistory.com. The first Chattanooga-area McDonald's restaurant opened at 5701 Ringgold Road in 1963.
Chattanooga News-Free Press file photo via ChattanoogaHistory.com. The first Chattanooga-area McDonald's restaurant opened at 5701 Ringgold Road in 1963.

Sixty years ago this summer, the first Chattanooga-area McDonald's restaurant opened on Ringgold Road in East Ridge.

The accompanying photo is part of a collection of Chattanooga News-Free Press photos on the ChattanoogaHistory.com