History at Home – July 1 – 15

Ranger Programs: July 1th – July 15th

Seasonal Interpretive Rangers Stuart Shelton and Jared Brandt

 

Sunday, July 1st

11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

 

Wednesday, July 4th

11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

 

Thursday, July 5th

9:00 am: Fishing on the Watauga– Join Jared for a fishing lesson on the Watauga. Bring a fishing pole if desired. Meet in Front of the visitor center.

11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

3:30 pm: Musket Firing DemonstrationMeet Stuart at Fort Watauga for a demonstration of the loading and firing of the Brown Bess musket.

 

Friday, July 6th

9:00 am: Birding/Nature Hike- Meet Jared at the bottom of the ramp behind the visitor center for an interactive nature hike that covers the trail and surrounding areas of Sycamore Shoals.

10:00 am: Lifestyles of Whites and Cherokees- Meet Stuart outside Fort Watauga and see how the Cherokees and white settlers survived in the frontier wilderness.

11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

 

   Saturday, July 7th:

9:00am: River Stomp: Explore one of the healthiest rivers in Tennessee; enjoy a morning of hunting macroinvertebrates, and investigating the river. (You may get wet!) Meet Jared in front of the visitor center.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

1:00-3:00: Pelt Program– Stop in the museum to learn about the mammals that inhabit east Tennessee.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

3:30 pm: Enslaved People at Sabine Hill- Stuart will be at the historical Sabine House to share how the African-Americans of the Taylor estate lived and worked.

 

Sunday, July 8th:

10:00 am: Long Hunters- Discover how an 18th Century Long Hunter would live in the Appalachian frontier. Meet Stuart at the wooded area next to the fort gates.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

1:00pm: River Stomp: Explore one of the healthiest rivers in Tennessee; enjoy a afternoon of hunting macroinvertebrates, and investigating the river. (You may get wet!) Meet Jared in the visitor center.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

 

Wednesday, July 11th:

9:30am: Musket Firing: Join Jared at Fort Watauga for an early morning demonstration on how to load and fire the Brown Bess musket.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

8:00 pm: Camp Fire: Join Jared for an evening campfire and ghostly tales! Park and meet in the parking lot by the pool.

 

Thursday, July 12th:

10:00 am: Walking Tour of Fort Watauga- Join Stuart at the back doors of the Visitor Center for a short walking tour of Fort Watauga and hear about the significant events that occurred at Sycamore Shoals during the 18th century.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

3:00 pm: Musket Firing: Meet Jared at Fort Watauga for a demonstration of the loading and firing of the Brown Bess musket.

 

Friday, July 13th:

10:00 am: Lifestyles of Whites and Cherokee Indians- Meet Stuart outside Fort Watauga and see how the Cherokees and white settlers survived in the frontier wilderness.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

 

Saturday, July 14th:

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

1:00pm: River Stomp: Explore one of the healthiest rivers in Tennessee; enjoy a afternoon of hunting macroinvertebrates, and investigating the river. (You may get wet!) Meet Jared in front of the visitor center.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

3:30 pm: Musket Firing DemonstrationMeet Stuart at Fort Watauga for a demonstration of the loading and firing of the Brown Bess musket.

 

Sunday, July 15th:

9:00am: Fishing on the Watauga– Join Jared for a fishing lesson on the Watauga. Bring a fishing pole if desired. Meet in Front of the visitor center.

11:00am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in the late 1700s, a tour of Tennessee’s oldest frame home is a must! Adults – $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

1:00pm: River Stomp: Explore one of the healthiest rivers in Tennessee; enjoy a morning of hunting macroinvertebrates, and investigating the river. (You may get wet!) Meet Jared in front of the visitor center.

2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour– Accompany Stuart on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19th century home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.

3:30 pm: Walking Tour of Fort Watauga- Join Stuart at the back doors of the Visitor Center for a short walking tour of Fort Watauga and hear about the significant events that occurred at Sycamore Shoals during the 18th century.

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