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Blountville Civil War Day

September 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Set to commemorate the Battle of Blountville, Historic Blountville will host a 1 -day event, ‘BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR DAYS” from 9 AM to 5 PM on Saturday, September 24, 2016 near the old Sullivan County Courthouse in downtown Blountville.
The BLOUNTVILLE CIVIL WAR DAYS event will include skirmishes and numerous living history demonstrations that will depict life during the Civil War. Reenactors reenactors and living historians will be dressed in period clothing, and period music will be provided by Fiddlin’ CanJoe John and Tony Malone. Artillery, infantry and cavalry demonstrations will be held throughout the day.  Larger displays will include a period Civil War wagon, a medical display, and a Civil War weapons display in the Community Park behind the historic Sullivan County Courthouse. The Old Deery Inn Museum and Grounds will be available for tours, and guests will enjoy a 1-time added attraction, an additional Civil War weapons display by historian, Tony Marion, in the map room of the inn.Food vendors will be on hand with some great food including barbeque ribs, barbeque chicken, funnel cakes, hamburgers, hot dogs, nachoes, deep fried oreos and much more!
The event is free and open to the general public. Donations for the Civil War Park may be made to the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism, P.O. Box 3179, Blountville, TN 37617. For additional information, please contact Ric Dulaney at (423) 863-5247 or the Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism at (423) 323-4660.
 
CONTACT
Shelia Hunt
Executive Director
Sullivan County Department of Archives and Tourism info@sullivancountytn.gov
(423) 279-0422

Details

Date:
September 24, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.battleofblountville.com

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TN United States

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