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Sycamore Shoals State Park: Meet with a continental soldier

August 20, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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One event on August 19, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Friday August 20 th
10:30 a.m. “Meet with a continental soldier” –Come meet a continental soldier an hear
about life in Washington's Army. Hear about everyday life and duty in camp and the hardships
that a common soldier would have faced, along with the reasons he enlisted and what he fought
for. See and handle the weapons and equipment that a common soldier would have used.
Presented by Matthew Simerly inside the fort. Duration 30 minutes.
2:00 p.m. “Bread from the Fire” –Bread during the 18 th century, as well as today, was a
necessary component of daily life. Come inside the fort and meet Slade Nakoff at the earthen
oven as he describes the daily work of a baker during the 18 th century. *guests are prohibited
from consuming this program’s food at this time, so please eat beforehand* Duration: 25


August 20, 2021
10:30 am - 11:00 am
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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