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City of Knoxville, Tennessee
Madeline Rogero, Mayor

For Immediate Release
John Sevier Days Living History Weekend Sept. 22-23
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September 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 Springs
John Sevier Days at Marble Springs
Special 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
For Immediate Release
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