John Sevier Days Living History Weekend Sept. 22-23

Communications Director

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

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

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John Sevier Days Living History Weekend Sept. 22-23

Posted: 09/14/2012
Marble Springs Historic Site will be hosting a weekend of Living History in celebration of the first governor of Tennessee.

John Sevier Days Living History Weekend will take place Saturday, September 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, September 23, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

You can expect to enjoy 18th century demonstrations such as open-hearth cooking; spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, weapons demonstrations, which will showcase tomahawks and period-appropriate firearms; tours of the historic buildings; 18th century style militia drills; and regional craft demonstrations and more. Food, drinks, and special treats will be available!

John Sevier Days at Marble SpringsSpecial guest Bill Landry will be available Sunday from 1 pm to 3 pm to discuss and sign his book, Appalachian Tales & Heartland Adventures. Landry is the host, narrator, and co-producer of the four-time Emmy award-winning The Heartland Series.

Admission $5.00 per car; Parking is free. All proceeds benefit the mission of preservation and education of the Marble Springs State Historic Site.

All activities take place at the Marble Springs State Historic Site: 1220 West Governor John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920.

Phone: 865-573-5508
Email: marblesprings@gmail.com
Website: www.marblesprings.net