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CANCELED: Historic Carter Mansion Christmas Tours
January 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$5
During Old Christmas at Fort Watauga, the Washington County Militia will also be opening the historic Carter Mansion for Christmas tours to provide guests the opportunity to enjoy Christmas customs and New Year’s traditions of the 18th century in the beautiful historic home. Tours of the Carter Mansion will be offered on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 11 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tour will also be offered on Sunday, Jan. 8 at 1 p.m, 2 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Sycamore Shoals and the Carter Mansion presents this one of a kind event to folks who wish to become immersed in the spirit of celebration during colonial days in America. In the late 18th century Christmas was celebrated as a twelve day holiday with many traditions and customs. Does The Twelve Days of Christmas sound familiar? These twelve days of feasting and merrymaking ended on January 6th or “Twelfth Night” with a grand celebration.
Get the most out of the holiday season and visit Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park for a fun, entertaining, and educational family outing. Arrive ready to be filled with the spirit of Christmas. It is an event that is sure to become a tradition with families year after year.
Sycamore Shoals State Park is located at 1651 W. Elk Avenue in Elizabethton, TN. The Carter Mansion is located at 1031 Broad Street in Elizabethton, TN. For more information contact the Park at 423-543-5808.
The cost for tours is $5 for ages 13 through adult as children 12 and under are free. Cash payments only.