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Sycamore Shoals State Park: Meet with a continental soldier

August 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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One event on August 12, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Thursday August 12 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 and learn reasons why he enlisted and 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. “The Colonial Gunsmith” –Join Slade Nakoff as he demonstrates and describes
the work of a gunsmith during the 18 th century along with the methods of the trade. Meet in the
visitor’s center. Duration: 30 minutes.


August 12, 2021
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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