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 Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sept. 23, noon to 5 p.m.
The event will offer eighteenth-century demonstrations, such as open-hearth cooking, spinning and weaving, blacksmithing, weapons demonstrations showcasing tomahawks and period-appropriate firearms, tours of the historic buildings, eighteenth-century style militia drills and regional craft demonstrations.
Special guest Bill Landry will be available 1- 3 p.m. Sept. 23 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.
All activities take place at the Marble Springs State Historic Site, located at 1220 W. Gov. John Sevier Highway in Knoxville.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.