Siege of Fort Watauga – Schedule of Events


 Fife and Drum

 

 

 

 

 

S A T U R D A Y, M A Y 17th

10:00   Camps Open.                                                                                                                        

10:30   Raising the Colors & Militia Inspection (Fort Watauga)

11:00   Kids Militia Drill (Talbot’s Meadow – in front of Fort Watauga)

11:30   “Cherokee Weapons and War” (Native Camp)

12:00   “Ms. Jane”, Colonial Frontier Slave Narrative: Ms. Lynette Stuart (Fort Watauga)

1:00     Battle Reenactment: “Siege of Fort Watauga”

2:00     “Recruitment of Children into His Majesty’s Service” (British Camp)

2:30     Field Music: Watauga Valley Fifes & Drums (Fort Watauga)

3:00     Auction (Visitors Center)

4:00     Salt Making on the Frontier: Mr. Jim Boardwine (Fort Watauga)

5:00     Camps Close. Please join us tomorrow for another exciting day of living history!

 

S U N D A Y, M A Y 18th

10:00   Camps Open – Worship Service (Fort Watauga)

11:00   Militia Inspection (Fort Watauga)

11:30   “Cherokee Culture & Lifeways” (Native Camp)

12:00   Colonial Games (Fort Watauga)

1:00     Battle Reenactment: “Siege of Fort Watauga”

1:30     Field Music: Watauga Valley Fifes & Drums (Fort Watauga)

2:00     Ladies Tea & Sunday Social – Everyone Welcomed (Fort Watauga)

3:00     Retiring the Colors (Fort Watauga) Event Closed. Thank you for coming!

 

O N G O I N G   A C T I V I T I E S   T H R O U G H O U T  

T H E   W E E K E N D:

Cherokee Lifeways and Demonstrations, Corn Shuck Dolls & Corn Shelling, Salt Making, Tavern Keeping, Leather Work, Weaving, Pine Needle Basketry, Hand Sewing, Knitting, Flax Processing, Colonial Music, Storytelling, Open Hearth Cooking, Flintlock Firearms Demonstrations, 18th Century Militia Encampment, British Camp, And Many More Aspects of 18th Century Life!

 

18TH C E N T U R Y M A R K E T  F A I R

Ft. Vause Outfitters, Daniel Boone of Kentucky, Carolina Threads, Grubbs Station,Wintergreen Farms, Roy Carter, Trader Bob, Wiley House Shoppe, Shaun Harley: Pewterer

 

For more information please call 423-543-5808 or visit these websites…

http://www.sycamoreshoalstn.org   http://tnstateparks.com/parks/about/sycamore-shoals http://www.washingtoncountyregiment.wordpress.com

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