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“Death Comes to Sabine Hill” Early American funerary customs presented at Sabine Hill State Historic Site

During the last weekend in October Sabine Hill State Historic Site in Elizabethton, TN will present “Death Comes to Sabine Hill”, a unique event designed to resurrect many of the forgotten traditions associated with death and mourning in early America. … Continue reading

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Muster of the Overmountain Men brings Revolutionary War to life at Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park!

The year was 1780, and the tide of the American Revolution was turning against the patriot cause.  The British gained new allies in the divided South and won victory after victory in a bloody civil war.  Charleston had fallen to … Continue reading

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Siege of Fort Watauga

Saturday and Sunday, May 21 & 22 10 am – 4 pm each day  On Saturday, May 21st and Sunday, May 22nd, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park will host nearly 150 living history re-enactors for the 27th annual Siege of … Continue reading

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