* M I L I T I A   M U S T E R *


Colonial Skills & Trades


F e b r u a r y    18 & 19   S y c a m o r e  S h o a l s  S t a t e  H i s t o r i c  A r e a


Visit Fort Watauga and step into a colorful Revolutionary world. Walk among settlers who share our past through talks, skits, and demonstrations of 18th century life. Come and learn about the daily tasks and trades that make a frontier settlement thrive!


Saturday, February 18th                                       Sunday, February 19th

10:00 – Militia Inspection & Raising the Colours         10:00 – Raising the Colours

12:00 – Artillery Demonstration                                  11:00 – Worship Service

2:00 – Militia Drill or Skirmish                                    12:00 – Artillery Demonstration

3:00 – Artillery Demonstration                                    1:00 – Militia Drill or Skirmish

4:00 – Retiring the Colours, Event Closed                   2:30 – Artillery Demonstration

Join us tomorrow  …….                                  3:00 – Retiring the Colours, Event Closed

Activities Throughout the Weekend Include…

Militia Drill & Training – Animal Husbandry – Chair Caning – Pine Needle Baskets – Natural Dyeing – Sewing – Leather Work – Scrimshaw – Open Hearth Cooking – Daily Frontier Life – Flintlock Rifle & Musket Firing – Tavern Life




This Event is Sponsored by:

The Washington County Regiment of North Carolina Militia For more information about other exciting living history events call

Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area at



or visit us on the web at












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