LIBERTY! The Saga of Sycamore Shoals Celebrates Our Veterans

The Official Outdoor Drama of the State of Tennessee continues its 35th season July 18th at Sycamore Shoals State His­toric Area in Elizabethton, and continues for two more weekends – July 18 – 20 and July 25 – 27,  Thursdays through Saturdays – beginning each evening at 7:30 in the Fort Watauga Amphitheater.

On Thursday, July 18th FREE admission to Liberty! will be granted to Veterans of all wars along with one escort.  We hope you will mark your calendars and plan to join us this Thursday as we honor and celebrate our Veterans!    

The 2013 season also marks the 4th exciting year for Carter’s Trading Post, a venue named in reminiscence of a trading post operated by pioneers Carter and partner William Parker shortly after they arrived on the frontier in 1771.  A fine menu of mouth watering treats will be offered each evening for Liberty! guests.  On Saturday, July 13, 20, 27 and Friday, July 19, 26, our Dinner Theater will begin at 6 pm.  For one price, you can enjoy a full meal, entertainment, and your admission to Liberty!  Dinner theater tickets are by reservation only by calling 423-543-5808.

During your visit to Sycamore Shoals, please plan the time to visit our new interpretive exhibit which opened in June of 2013.

Tennessee’s official outdoor drama is presented by a cast of local performers against the backdrop of Fort Watauga. Liberty! portrays the significant history of Sycamore Shoals during the late 18th century.

Sponsored by Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area,11Connects – WJHL TV, the Tennessee National Guard, Big John’s Closeouts, LeBleu, A to Z Rentals, and Holston Gas

 (Liberty! runs Thursdays-Saturdays, July 11- 13, 18 – 20, and 25 -27, in the Fort Watauga Amphitheater at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area in Elizabethton. Performances begin nightly at 7:30. Tick­ets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and $9 for students. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For more information, call SSSHA at (423) 543-5808).

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