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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

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1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
423-543-5808 www.sycamoreshoalstn.org

October 2018

The Liberty Spinners

October 23 @ 9:30 am - November 27 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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The Liberty Spinners

October 30 @ 9:30 am - December 4 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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November 2018

The Liberty Spinners

November 6 @ 9:30 am - December 11 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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The Liberty Spinners

November 13 @ 9:30 am - December 18 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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Fire Starting Basics

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$5

Wednesday, November, 14                                                        11:00 am – 12:00 pm Cost: $5.00                                                                                                   Max: 5 Pre-registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Interested in learning the art of building a fire? Develop your outdoor skills by joining Ranger Jason Davis for a hands-on tutorial about basic fire starting tips and techniques.  We will be using both colonial era flint and steel as well as modern tools.  Topics include: how to make char cloth, good and bad…

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Fire Starting Basics

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$5.00

Wednesday, November, 14 11:00 am – 12:00 pm Cost: $5.00 Max: 5 Pre-registration required - www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Interested in learning the art of building a fire? Develop your outdoor skills by joining Ranger Jason Davis for a hands-on tutorial about basic fire starting tips and techniques. We will be using both colonial era flint and steel as well as modern tools. Topics include: how to make char cloth, good and bad natural fuel…

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Watauga Valley Art League Meeting and Program

November 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sunday, November 18 1:30 pm This monthly meeting is open to all! Each month a unique program is planned that ranges from talks, to demos, to hands on projects.

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The Liberty Spinners

November 20 @ 9:30 am - December 25 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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Walking in Frontier Footsteps – After Thanksgiving Day Hike

November 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Friday, November 23 11:00 am Join Ranger Davis for a special guided interpretive walk through the grounds of Sycamore Shoals and along portions of the walking path on Friday, November 24. Discover the historical events that took place surrounding Sycamore Shoals and their significance to the formation of our State and Country. Dress appropriately for the weather as we will be taking a casual stroll on the walking path and through the park grounds. Meet in the picnic area beside…

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Walking in Frontier Footsteps – After Thanksgiving Day Hike

November 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Friday, November 23                                                                                                 11:00 am Join Ranger Davis for a special guided interpretive walk through the grounds of Sycamore Shoals and along portions of the walking path on Friday, November 24. Discover the historical events that took place surrounding Sycamore Shoals and their significance to the formation of our State and Country.  Dress appropriately for the weather as we will be taking a casual stroll on the walking path and through the park grounds. Meet in the picnic area beside…

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Old Time Music Jam – Led by Art Lang

November 25 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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Sunday, November 25                                                                                1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Enjoy the rich musical traditions of our region each month.  Old time musicians of all levels are welcome.  Don’t play an instrument?  Come on over, kick back, and enjoy the tunes!

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The Liberty Spinners

November 27, 2018 @ 9:30 am - January 1, 2019 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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This gathering of spinners and fiber artists is open to anyone interested in the art of spinning.  Join us at 9:30 am on the 2ndTuesday of each month (April to November).

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Tomahawk Tossin’

November 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$5.00

Thursday, November 29 10:00 am – 11:00 am Cost: $5.00 Adults/ Ages 17-12 $1 Max: 6 Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/ sycamore-shoals Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu. Join ranger Hayslett in Fort Watauga to learn about how the tomahawk was used by natives and settlers alike in the 18th century. Proper methods of tomahawk throwing will be demonstrated and taught to participants ages 12 and above. Participants must be 12 years and older with adult supervision. Wear close…

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Christmas at the Carter Mansion

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - December 1 @ 9:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$7

Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1                                 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost:  $7.00- Adults/$3.00- Ages 7 to 17/6 and under Free Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Registration Opens on November 1st – Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Spend a candlelit evening in the oldest frame house in Tennessee, decorated with bright greenery for the holidays.  Enjoy music, refreshments and historic interpreters acting out scenes from an 18th century Christmas.

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Christmas at the Carter Mansion

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - December 1 @ 9:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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$7.00

Friday, November 30 and Saturday, December 1 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Cost: $7.00- Adults/$3.00- Ages 7 to 17/6 and under Free Pre-registration required – www.tnstateparks.com/parks/sycamore-shoals Registration Opens on November 1st – Choose “Upcoming Events” in the left hand menu Spend a candlelit evening in the oldest frame house in Tennessee, decorated with bright greenery for the holidays. Enjoy music, refreshments and historic interpreters acting out scenes from an 18th century Christmas.

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December 2018

Winterfest Art Show

December 2 - December 16
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 - 16 Opening Reception:  Sunday, December 2                                             1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Kick off the holidays at Sycamore Shoals!  The Watauga Valley Art League exhibition and sale begins with a reception on December 3 with great opportunities for holiday shopping! Artwork from the Watauga Valley Art League will remain on display during regular park hours throughout the month of December until January 7th, 2018.

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 2 - December 16
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Winterfest Art Show

December 2 @ 9:00 am - December 16 @ 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 - 16 Opening Reception: Sunday, December 2 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Kick off the holidays at Sycamore Shoals! The Watauga Valley Art League exhibition and sale begins with a reception on December 3 with great opportunities for holiday shopping! Artwork from the Watauga Valley Art League will remain on display during regular park hours throughout the month of December until January 7th, 2018.

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 2 @ 9:00 am - December 16 @ 4:00 pm
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from old time lampposts. Please contact the park to request a place in this show. Wreaths will be made by community members, civic groups and schools to bring to life the Christmas spirit of our region.

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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Lamplight Christmas Wreath Exhibit

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until December 16, 2018

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2018

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area, 1651 W. Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, TN 37643 United States
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December 2 – 16 Tuesday - Saturday                                                                         9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sunday                                                                                            1:00 pm – 4:30 pm A visit to the park Visitors Center is sure to inspire as the rooms will be graced with wreaths of all designs and colors hung from…

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