Tag Archives: 18th century

The Overmountain Institute – March 6 – 8

On March 6th through 8th, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park will hold the second annual installment of the popular event entitled “The Overmountain Institute”. This new approach to sharing the regions rich cultural heritage gives participants the chance to get … Continue reading

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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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Overmountain Victory Trail Celebration activities in September!

  Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park to host several events celebrating the Overmountain Men and their victory at Kings Mountain, bringing the Revolutionary War to life   The year was 1780. The tide of the Revolution had turned against the … Continue reading

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