CHATTANOOGA, TN (WRCB) -- Chattanooga has been selected as one of "8 terrific towns for history lovers" by the retirement relocation magazine Where to Retire.

The Scenic City will be profiled in the magazine's March and April issue. Where to Retire editor Mary Lu Abbott said the rich American history of the town featured in the magazine lures retirees who have a passion to explore the past.

"Most of the fighting during the Civil War took place across the Dixie, where you'll also find some of the nation's best retirement towns, including Chattanooga," she said in a statement about the upcoming story.

Read more on the story from our news partners at the Chattanooga Times Free Press.