Monthly Archives: August 2013

Have you visited us lately?

We have enjoyed a lively and productive season at Sycamore Shoals!  The highlight of the year was the opening of our new interpretive exhibits on June 28th!  As you travel through the exhibit area, the story of the Watauga Settlement … Continue reading

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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area is changing the days and hours that our Visitors Center will be open!

The park grounds, trails, fort, picnic area, and butterfly gardens are all open daily from dawn to dusk.  Beginning Tuesday September 3, 2013, we will be observing the following hours of operation at our Visitors Center only:  NEW Visitor Center Hours:  … Continue reading

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Civil War Camp at the Carter Mansion!

Friday, August 30st     10:00 am – 4:00 pm Saturday, August 31st     9:00 am –  4:00 pm              In the spring of 1861, the “powder keg” known as states rights finally exploded!  Southern states quickly seceded from the Union, but … Continue reading

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