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Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals 

Our 38th Year! in 2017

Tennessee’s official outdoor drama, presented by local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. See the Revolution as told by the Overmountain Men: colonists who defied British law and settled on Cherokee lands. These settlers formed an independent government, made treaties with the Cherokee, defended their homes, and fought a British army at the epic battle of King’s Mountain. Bleacher seating is available in the Amphitheater. Sponsored by Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. Admission Charge.

Thursday – Saturday,

July 13 - 15, 20 - 22, and 27 - 29        Box office opens at 6 pm - Show begins at 7:30 pm

Advanced Ticket Sales -   www.TheLibertyDrama.com

(General admission seating)

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Those lost after the Cherokee attack on Fort Watauga
Matthew Talbott offers prayer for those lost in the attack
The men of the Watauga Association discuss the need for government where "every free man has a vote"
Robert Young addressing the settlement
Liberty! the Official Drama of the State of Tennessee

1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643

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Admission Rates
Adults - $14.00
Seniors - $11.00
Student - ages 6 to 17 - $6.00
Children- 5 and under - Free

1st Responder Night - Thursday, July 13 -
1st Responder and 1 escort admitted Free

First Night - Thursday, July 13 - Adults and Seniors discounted to $9.00

Veterans Night - Thursday, July 20 -
Veteran and 1 escort admitted Free
Hours Open
Thursday - Saturday
July 13 - 15; 20 - 23; and 27 - 29
Ticket booth opens at 6 pm
Show starts nightly at 7:30 pm
Payment Methods Accepted
  • AMEX
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Discounts Offered
  • Student Discount
  • Senior Citizen Discount
  • Other Discounts