2010 Tennessee Statehood Day May 29

Communications Director

Eric Vreeland
evreeland@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3480

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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2010 Tennessee Statehood Day May 29

Posted: 05/20/2010
Enjoy Tennessee Statehood Day on Saturday, May 29 at Blount Mansion, Crescent Bend, James White's Fort, Mabry-Hazen House, Marble Springs, Ramsey House and the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum.

Enjoy free admission, live music and tours.

Historical re-enactments, arts, crafts and more will be on hand.

Celebration includes the following participating sites:

Blount Mansion
www.blountmansion.org
Free Admission on Tennessee Statehood Day. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. Located at 200 W. Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37902.

Crescent Bend

http://www.crescentbend.org
Free Admission on Tennessee Statehood Day. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at 2728 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37919.

James White Fort

www.jameswhitesfort.org
Free Admission on Tennessee Statehood Day. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Located at 205 East Hill Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37915.

Mabry-Hazen House

www.mabryhazen.com
Free Admission on Tennessee Statehood Day. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Located at 1711 Dandridge Ave., Knoxville, TN, 37915.

Marble Springs

www.marblesprings.net
The Governor John Sevier Historic Site will celebrate Statehood Day with Living History demonstrations.  Saturday, May 29 from 10am-5pm. Walk amongst Living History interpreters in 18th Century clothing portraying life on the frontier.  Militia drills and a reading of the Declaration will take place along with demonstrations of 18th Century life.  The celebration will continue into Sunday from 12-5pm with Living History encampments and interpreters. This event is free and open to the public.

Ramsey House
www.ramseyhouse.org
Free admission on Tennessee Statehood Day. Open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 2614 Thorngrove Pike, Knoxville, Tennessee 37914.

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

www.sequoyahmuseum.org
On Tennessee Statehood Day Sequoyah Birthplace Museum will feature Cherokee artists demonstrating a variety of crafts throughout the day. Fred Bradley is a well known storyteller and will be telling stories on the museum grounds.  Allen Fugate will be demonstrating silver smithing, Trail of Tears story with Bob Eldridge and Charlie Rhodarmer blacksmithing in our new 1800’s blacksmith shop. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission on Statehood Day May 29. Located at 576 Hwy. 360, Vonore, 423-884-6246.