Category Archives: Old Christmas

Old Christmas at Fort Watauga

  January 4 & 5, 2020   Christmas isn’t over yet! Come to Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and see how our colonial ancestors celebrated a holiday called “Old Christmas”. In Colonial America, Christmas was celebrated as a twelve day … Continue reading

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OLD CHRISTMAS AT FORT WATAUGA

  Saturday and Sunday, January 6 & 7, 2018 Christmas isn’t over yet! Come to Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and see how our colonial ancestors celebrated a holiday called “Old Christmas”. In Colonial America, Christmas was celebrated as a … Continue reading

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Old Christmas cancelled due to weather!

Due to LOTS of snow in Elizabethton, icy roads, and the extreme cold to follow this afternoon, Old Christmas at Fort Watauga and the Carter Mansion tours for this weekend have been cancelled. If you had planned to venture over, … Continue reading

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