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Living History Sites Schedule for 2014

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Living History Sites 2014 Schedule

March

Mar            Biltmore House ~ Spring Tour, Asheville, NC

April

April 7        Festival of Flowers, Biltmore House, Asheville, NC (April -May)

May

May 26       Historic Gardens Tour, Jonesborough TN

June

 June 29-30 18th Century Celebration and Muster at Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

July

July 5-7th    Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July 11-20   Various sites in Northeast TN, Funfest, Kingsport, TN

July 12        Netherland Inn & Hammond House (Noon-4pm), Kingsport TN

July 13        Allandale Mansion Tour (1-5pm) & FarmFest (2-5) at Exchange Place in Kingsport, TN

July 17-26   Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals (Outdoor Drama),Elizabethton TN

July 31        Columbia, SC (TBD)

August

Aug 1-5      Charleston, SC ~ various living history sites

Aug 1-10    Virginia Highlands Festival, Various historical events, Abingdon VA

September

Sept 10-12  Battle of Blountville, Blountville TN

October

Oct 3-5      National Storytelling Festival , Jonesborough, TN

Oct 17-19  Chattanooga TN (TBD)

December

Dec 6       Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN (10-4, Yule Log at 4pm)

Dec 5/6    Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 5-6    Rocky Mount Candlelight Christmas (Dec 5/6 and Dec 12/13 4:30-8pm) reservations needed

Dec 13     Visions of Christmas: 1864 Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, TN (from 2-6) reservations needed

Dec 7       Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

 

 

Living History Sites 2013 Schedule

March

Mar            Biltmore House ~ Spring Tour, Asheville, NC

April

April 7        Festival of Flowers, Biltmore House, Asheville, NC (April 7-May 20)

May

May 26       Historic Gardens Tour, Jonesborough TN

June

 June 29-30 18th Century Celebration and Muster at Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

July

July 5-7th    Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July  4-8      150th Gettysburg Reenactment

July 13-21   Various sites in Northeast TN, Funfest, Kingsport, TN

July 14        Netherland Inn & Hammond House (Noon-4pm), Kingsport TN

July 15        Allandale Mansion Tour (1-5pm) & FarmFest (2-5) at Exchange Place in Kingsport, TN

July 12-28   Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals (Outdoor Drama),Elizabethton TN

August

Aug 2-11    Virginia Highlands Festival, Various historical events, Abingdon VA

September

Sept 6-8  Battle of Blountville, Blountville TN

October

Oct 5-7      National Storytelling Festival , Jonesborough, TN

Oct 11-14  ETCWC, Civil War Sesquicentennial Event, 150th Civil War Anniversary Events, Greeneville, TN

December

Dec 7       Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN (10-4, Yule Log at 4pm)

Dec 6&7   Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 6/7     Rocky Mount Candlelight Christmas (Dec 6/7 and Dec 13/14 4:30-8pm)

Dec 14     Visions of Christmas: 1863 Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, TN (from 2-6)

Dec 7       Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

 

Living History Sites 2012 Schedule

March

Mar            Biltmore House ~ Spring Tour, Asheville, NC

April

April 7        Festival of Flowers, Biltmore House, Asheville, NC (April 7-May 20)

May

May 26       Historic Gardens Tour, Jonesborough TN

June

June 6-20    California History Trip!

June 22-24  Battle of Blountville, Blountville TN

June 29-30  Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July

July 1          Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July             or Lexington VA trip (Stonewall Jackson House, VMI, Cemetery, TBD)

July 13-21   Various sites in Northeast TN, Funfest, Kingsport, TN

July 14        Netherland Inn & Hammond House (Noon-4pm), Kingsport TN

July 15        Allandale Mansion Tour (1-5pm) & FarmFest (2-5) at Exchange Place in Kingsport, TN

July 12-28   Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals (Outdoor Drama),Elizabethton TN

July-Aug     Virginia Highlands Festival, Various historical events, Abingdon VA

August

Aug 3-5      Exploring Charlotte NC

October

Oct 5-7      National Storytelling Festival , Jonesborough, TN

Oct 11-14  ETCWC, Civil War Sesquicentennial Event, 150th Civil War Anniversary Events, Greeneville, TN

December

Dec 1   Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 23-Jan1 Christmas in Savannah GA

 

Living History Sites 2011 Schedule

July

July          Manassas 150th Battle & Washington DC TRIP !

August

Aug           Biltmore House

December

Dec 1   Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Living History Sites 2010 Schedule

August

Aug           Carter Mansion, part of Sycamore Shoals Elizabethton, TN

Aug           Washington DC TRIP for Emily's Brain SPECT Scan!!

September

Sept 12     Carpet of Flowers, Biltmore, Asheville NC

Sept          Atlanta Campaign, Battle of Atlanta, Civil War Reenactment, Atlanta GA

Sept 18-20 Allison Woods Living History, Statesville, NC

Sept 25-26 Overmountain Men ~ Battle of King's Mountain, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Sept 25-26 Necessities of the 1850's "Fall Festival" at Exchange Place, Kingsport TN

Sept 25     Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Bluegrass & Sorghum Festival, Johnson City, TN

October

Oct 8-10   Civil War Battle of Fort Sanders, Knoxville, TN

Oct 9        Wilderness Road Heritage Festival (Colonial) Wilderness Road State Park, Ewing VA (near Gap)

Oct 14-18  John Brown's Raid, Harper's Ferry National Historic Park, Harper's Ferry WV

Oct 22-24  Chattanooga, TN - Conference

Oct           Hart's Square, Catawba County Historical Assn. searching for more info

November

Nov          Stoneman's Raid, Green River Plantation, Asheville NC

Nov 19-20 Precept Conference, Pelzer, SC

Nov 12-Jan1  Candlelight Christmas Evenings, Biltmore House, Asheville, NC

Nov 5-Jan12  Christmas at Biltmore, Asheville, NC

December

Dec 3-4   Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec  4      Visions of Christmas: 1860 Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, TN

Dec 4       Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

Dec 4       Yule Log Burning at 4pm, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

Dec 4-5     Christmas Muster at Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 3-4     Candlelight Christmas, Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, TN (also weekend of Dec 10-11)

Dec 11      Crockett Christmas, at Davy Crockett Birthplace in Limestone, TN from 2-7pm

 

 

Living History Sites 2009 Schedule

March

March 6        Harry W Meador Coal Museum, Southwest VA Museum, Mosby's Restaurant, SW VA

March 13      Bays Mountain Planetarium, Kingsport, TN

March 20-22 Atlanta Trip (Cyclorama, King Tut, Ancient China Terracotta Army)

April

April 4 Rocky Mount Museum Woolly Days, Piney Flats, TN

April 17        The Botanical Garden at Asheville, Asheville NC

April 25-6 Exchange Place, Spring Garden Fair and Sheep to Shear, Kingsport TN

April 25-6     Cumberland Gap Tennessee, War Between the States Weekend

May

May 16-17    Siege of Fort Watauga, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

May 23        Doors Open! Local Tri-Cites Museum Tour, 20 Historical places and museums for FREE!

May 23        Historic Blountville, Old West Days, Blountville TN

May 30        Natural Tunnel Siege at the Blockhouse, State Park, Scott County VA

May 31        Dollywood (we are actually going to an amusement park - not a history adventure!)

June

June 6-7     18th Annual Battle of Jonesville, Jonesville VA, schedule here

June 6-7     Skirmish at Warm Springs, Hot Springs NC

June 19-20 Battle of the Burg, Gatlinburg, TN, Article

July

July            Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July 4         Sycamore Shoals 18th Century Independence Celebration, Elizabethton, TN

July 10-18  Various sites in Northeast TN, Funfest, Kingsport, TN

July 13       A Civil War Evening with Ed Bearss, Kingsport TN

Ju 25-Aug 9 Virginia Highlands Festival, Various historical events, Abingdon VA

July 24-27   Charlottesville VA trip 4 Presidential homes Monticello, Montpelier, Ash Lawn, Poplar Forest, Michie Tavern

August

Aug 14-16  Battle of Saltville, Civil War Reenactment, Saltville VA

Aug 21-23  Chattanooga Trip

September

Sept 12-20 Messiah's Mansion ~ Living Tabernacle ~ Charlotte, NC

October

Oct 16-18   Columbia SC - Conference

November

Nov 7-8      Skirmish at Zollicoffer, Bluff City TN (Times News Article on 2008)

December

Dec 4         Christmas at Carter Mansion, Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 5         Vision of Christmas: 1859-  Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site, Johnson City, TN

Dec 5         Christmas in the Country, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

Dec 5         Yule Log Burning at 4pm, Exchange Place, Kingsport, TN

Dec 5-6      Christmas Muster at Sycamore Shoals, Elizabethton, TN

Dec 11-12  Candlelight Christmas, Rocky Mount, Piney Flats, TN (also weekend of Dec 4-5)

TBD – To be determined

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Living History Sites 2010 Schedule

January

February

March

Mar 19       Biltmore House, Day before Spring Tour, Asheville, NC

April

April 11      Festival of Flowers, Biltmore House, Asheville, NC

April 9-11   145th Anniversary of Surrender, Appomattox Court House, Appomattox, VA

April 16-17 Garden Faire, Abingdon VA

Ap30-May1 145th Anniversary Battle for Columbia (Sherman's March to Columbia) SC

May

May  1         Doors Open! Local Tri-Cites Museum Tour, 20 Historical places and museums for FREE!

May 1-2       ETCWC, November 1864 Battle of Bulls Gap, 145th Civil War Anniversary, Greeneville, TN (postponed)

May 7-9      The Raid at Martin's Station (1776) Wilderness Road State Park, Ewing VA (near Gap)

May 22-23   Lavender Festival, historic Jonesborough, TN

May 21-23   Natural Tunnel Siege at the Blockhouse, State Park, Scott County VA

May 29       Victory Gardens Tour (reminiscent of World War II), Jonesborough TN

June

June 4-6      Blue Plum Festival in Johnson City, TN

June 5-6      Shakespeare Festival, Rogersville TN
June 18-20   Sullivan County Civil War Days, Blountville TN
June 18-19  The Secret City Festival, 1940's & Manhattan Project,
June 20-21   Roan Mountain Festival, Roan Mountain, TN

July

July 3-4       Jonesborough Days (Oldest town in TN) Jonesborough, TN

July                 or Lexington VA trip (Stonewall Jackson House, VMI, Cemetery, TBD)

July 16-24   Various sites in Northeast TN, Funfest, Kingsport, TN

July 15-31   Liberty: The Saga of Sycamore Shoals (Outdoor Drama),Elizabethton TN

July-Aug     Virginia Highlands Festival, Various historical events, Abingdon VA