Category Archives: Old Christmas

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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Carter Mansion Tours scheduled during Old Christmas weekend!

Are you planning a visit to Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park on Saturday, January 7th from 10am-4pm or Sunday, January 8th from 10am-3pm for our annual Old Christmas at Fort Watauga celebration presented by the Washington County Militia?  We certainly … Continue reading

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