18th Annual Siege at Fort Watauga

May 19, 2012 - May 20, 2012
Event By: Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area Address: 1651 W. Elk Ave. Elizabethton, TN 37643 Phone: (423) 543-5808
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Saturday & Sunday, May 19 & May 20 10:00 am – 4:00 pm 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 reenactments both days. Contact the park for detailed schedule at 423-543-5808.




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


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