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The Siege of Fort Watauga at Sycamore Shoals State Park

A Cherokee war party appears suddenly out of the thick foliage of the surrounding trees. A group of women standing outside the fort take notice. The first scream pierces the air. A moment later the first rifle is fired, sending a billow of smoke into the air as a shot echoes. The Siege of Fort […]

A Captivating Museum at Sycamore Shoals State Park in Elizabethton, TN

Sycamore Shoals State Park is a small state historic area along the Watauga River dedicated to the history of Watauga, Sycamore Shoals, and parts of what is now northeastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. The park has a nice visitors center, gift shop, a life-size recreation of Fort Watauga, a nature trail along the river, […]

Sycamore Shoals State Park in Elizabethton, Tennessee

This small state park in Northeast Tennessee is a wonderful mix of history and nature, and the site of the some of the most significant history in the region. With a full-sized recreation of a fort to explore, reenactments throughout the year, and a two-mile nature trail, this park has something to offer everyone. Step […]

Do you have a question about travel or road trips? Are you a CVB or DMO interested in working with me? I typically respond to emails within 24 hours. Quicker if you include a good riddle.
Do you have a question about travel or road trips? Are you a CVB or DMO interested in working with me? I typically respond to emails within 24 hours. Quicker if you include a good riddle.
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