Independence on the Frontier: Militia Muster at Fort Watauga

Date: June 29 - June 30, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Elizabethton, TN

Phone: 423-543-5808

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Season: Summer

Event type: Holidays

Region: East Tennessee - Northeast

Saturday, June 29 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Sunday, June 30 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Experience the 4th of July, 18th century-style! What did colonists think about a new nation? Be a guest in Fort Watauga as news of Independence arrives to the colonial frontier. Walk among historical characters and hear their varied reactions to the Declaration, from fear of war to the hope of a brighter future.

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