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History at Home

June 13, 2018 - June 30, 2018

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One event on September 25, 2022 at 12:00 am

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park.

Seasonal Interpretive Rangers – Stuart Shelton and Jared Brandt

Wednesday, June 13th  
9:30 am: Nature Hike- Join Jared for an interactive nature hike covering the trail and surrounding areas of Sycamore Shoals. Meet at the bottom of the ramp behind the visitor center.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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, June 14th
9:00 am: Tomahawk Throwing- Find Jared at Fort Watauga and learn how the Tomahawk was used in the lives of settlers and Native Americans alike.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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: Riddles from Appalachia- Come try your luck at guessing the answers to historical Appalachian riddles, as countless Appalachians did before you. Meet at Fort Watauga.
Friday, June 15th
10:00 am: Carter County’s American Civil War Experience: Meet a Union soldier stationed in Carter County in 1864 and hear about how the Civil War affected this area. Also see what a typical Civil War soldier would have in his haversack in order to withstand army life. Meet inside of Fort Watauga.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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.  
12:30 pm: Daniel Boone– Meet Jared at the Carter Mansion to learn about the life, travels, and equipment of Daniel Boone as he made his way through the frontier wilderness.
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 Demonstration– Meet Stuart at Fort Watauga for a demonstration of the loading and firing of the Brown Bess musket.
 
Saturday June 16th
9:00 am: Nature Hike- Meet Jared for an interactive nature hike that covers the trail and surrounding areas of Sycamore Shoals. Meet at the bottom of the ramp behind the visitor center.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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: Pelt Program- Join Jared at Fort Watauga and discover the wonders of the mammals that inhabit the Eastern Tennessee environment.
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Sunday, June 17th
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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.  
12:00 pm: Life in the Fort- Join Stuart and Jared in the fort to discover the daily occupations of settlers taking refuge in Fort Watauga during the 1770s
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 Taylor Family’s African-American lived and worked
 
Wednesday, June 20th
10:30 am: Games and Diversions- Join Stuart inside of Fort Watauga and try your hand at 18th century children’s games. Fun for all ages! 
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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  
12:30 pm: Fur Trade- Learn how the early settlers in Fort Watauga traded furs between the Native Americans and visitors in the community. Meet Jared outside the Carter Mansion
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: Tomahawk Throwing- Find Jared at Fort Watauga and learn how the Tomahawk was used in the lives of settlers and Native Americans alike.
 
Thursday, June 21th
9:30 am: Musket Demonstration- Join Jared at Fort Watauga for an early morning demonstration on how to load and fire the Brown Bess musket.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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.  
 
Friday, June 22nd
9:30 amLife in the Fort- Join Stuart and Jarret in the fort to discover the daily occupations of settlers taking refuge in Fort Watauga during the 1770s.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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 pm: Pelt Program- Join Jared at Fort Watauga and discover the wonders of the mammals that inhabit the Eastern Tennessee Environment
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.  
3:30pm: Weapons of the 17th Century- Witness how soldiers in the 1600s fought and what weapons they used on battlefields in Europe. Meet Stuart inside Fort Watauga.
 
Saturday, June 23rd
9:00 am: Nature Hike- Meet Jared for an interactive nature hike that covers the trail and surrounding areas of Sycamore Shoals. Meet at the bottom of the ramp behind the visitor center.
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
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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 SIR Stuart Shelton on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19thcentury home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.  
3:30 pm: Pelt Program- Join Jared at Fort Watauga and discover the wonders of the mammals that inhabit the Eastern Tennessee Environment
 
Sunday, June 24th
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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 SIR Stuart Shelton on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19thcentury home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free. 
 
Wednesday, June 27th
9:00 am-Tomahawk Throwing- Find Jared at Fort Watauga and learn how the Tomahawk was used in the lives of settlers and Native Americans alike.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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: Enslaved People at Sabine Hill- Stuart will be at the historical Sabine House to share how the Taylor Family’s African-American lived and worked
 
Thursday, June 28th
8:30 amLife in the Fort- Join Stuart and Jarret in the fort to discover the daily occupations of settlers taking refuge in Fort Watauga during the 1770s.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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.  
12:30 pm: Daniel Boone-– Learn about the life, travels, and equipment used by Daniel Boone as he made his way through the frontier wilderness. Meet Jared at the Carter Mansion.
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.  
 
Friday, June 29th
9:00 am: Nature Hike- Meet Jared for an interactive nature hike that covers the trail and surrounding areas of Sycamore Shoals. Meet at the bottom of the ramp behind the visitor center.
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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.  
12:00 pm: Long Hunter- Discover how an 18th Century Long Hunter would live in the Appalachian frontier. Meet Stuart at the wooded area next to the fort gates.
2:00 pm: Sabine Hill House Tour- Accompany SIR Stuart Shelton on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19thcentury home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free. 
 
Saturday, June 30th
11:00 am: Carter Mansion Tour- Built by Watauga settlement leaders, John and Landon Carter in 1780, 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 SIR Stuart Shelton on a tour of the famous Taylor family’s recently restored, 19thcentury home! Adults- $7.00 (cash only please); 7-17 years old – $3.00 and those 6 and under are free.  

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June 13, 2018
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June 30, 2018
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