Sycamore Shoals hosts 19th Annual Siege at Fort Watauga

May 18, 2013 - May 19, 2013
Event By: Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area Address: Elizabethton, TN
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Step back to a vibrant and dangerous time…America declares Independence in the summer of 1776, and people beyond the mountains build forts, stock powder, and sharpen hatchets for the oncoming war. Walk among local legends—the vivacious Bonnie Kate, mysterious Old Abram, dignified Col. Carter, and daring John Sevier—for a glimpse of life on this “dark and bloody ground.” Colonial, native, and British re-enactors share their past through talks, mini-dramas, and demonstrations of 18th century life. Battle re-enactments both days. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET. Contact the park for detailed schedule. For more information call 423-543-5808.

City: Elizabethton, TN
Region: East Tennessee
Subregion: Northeast

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