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Rocky Mount State Historic Site: Timeline Festival & Northeast Tennessee Heritage Fair

June 15 - June 16

The second annual Rocky Mount TimeLine & Heritage Festival will be held on June 15 & 16 at Rocky Mount State Historic Site. Co-sponsored by the Rocky Mount Historical Association and the Overmountain Victory Trail Association the festival will feature seven historic reenactor groups, seven heritage organizations in the region and a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy. The festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days

HISTORIC RE-ENACTOR GROUPS will include:

• 6th Fallschirmjager Regiment (World War I German, American, British and Russian Vietnam – American & Viet Cong; and 1980s US Intervention in Panama)
• 82nd Airborne (World War II)
• Doughboy (World War I)
• Overmountain Victory Trail Association (Revolutionary War)
• Rogue Privateers (the Golden Age of Sail: 1660 – 1720)
• Washington County Militia (Revolutionary War)
• First East Tennessee Militia (War of 1812)

HERITAGE ORGANIZATIONS will include:

• Birthplace of Country Music
• David Crockett State Historic Park
• Master Gardeners of Sullivan County
• Old Deery Inn
• Rogue Universe (displaying recreated Medieval and Renaissance costumes)
• Sabine Hill State Historic Site
• Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
• Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site

ACTIVITIES will include:

• Blacksmithing from the Middle Ages to the Civil War by the Bristol Forge Group
• Children’s Games by the Rocky Mount State Historic Site staff
• Early 19th Century Dancing by the Sabine Hill Society (Saturday only at 12:30 p.m.)
• Felting Demonstration by Gerrianne Loveland
• Flax Demonstration by Vicki Alamaroad
• “From the Isles to Appalachia” Music Lecture by Ted Olson (Saturday only at 11:00 a.m.)
• Guided Tours of the Cobb House & Craft Demonstrations by Rocky Mount State Historic Site staff
• Historic Gardening by the Rocky Mount’s Master Gardeners
• Living History Children’s Games by the Children of the American Revolution Watauga Chapter
• Sunrise Service (Sunday only at 11:00 a.m.)
• Watauga Valley Fife and Drum Corps (Saturday only)

Admission is $10/adult, $9/senior, $5/child. Free to Rocky Mount Historical Association members and Active Duty military & their families including National Guard and Reserve (through the Blue Star Museums Program). Includes parking and access to all Timeline & Heritage Festival activities.

For More Information

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 160, Piney Flats, TN 37686
Telephone: (423) 538-1086
E-mail: info@rockymountmuseum.com
Website: www.rockymountmuseum.com
Facebook: facebook.com/rockymountmuseum
Twitter: twitter.com/rockymounttn
Instagram: Instagram.com/rockymounttn

 

>>>>> Rocky Mount State Historic Site <<<<<

 Historic Rocky Mount was established by William Cobb. It is one of the oldest farms in Tennessee (1775-1958) and from 1790 to 1792 served as the first capital of the Southwest Territory– the predecessor of the State of Tennessee.

 Located at 200 Hyder Hill Road, Piney Flats – just off Highway 11-E, midway between Johnson City and Piney Flats

 Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and at other times by appointment.

 Free admission to all Rocky Mount Historical Association members

UPCOMING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

• July 4: “An Old Fashioned 4th of July”
• October 12: “Fall Family Festival”

Details

Start:
June 15
End:
June 16
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Organizer

Rocky Mount State Historic Site
Phone:
(423) 538-7396
Email:
info@rockymountmuseum.com
Website:
www.rockymountmuseum.com

Venue

Rocky Mount State Historic Site
200 Hyder Hill Rd.
Piney Flats, TN 37686 United States
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Phone:
(423) 538-7396
Website:
www.rockymountmuseum.com

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