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Fourth Annual Stewart County History Day at the Homeplace

October 31, 2019 | Staff Report

The Friends of Land Between the Lakes, partnering with the Stewart County Arts and Heritage Council and the Stewart County Historical Society, invite you to the Fourth Annual Stewart County History Day, 10 am - 3 pm on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm, 4512 The Trace, Dover, Tennessee 37058, inside Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area. Admission is $5 for ages 13 and up, $3 for ages 5 - 12 and free for ages 4 and under.

Family farms between the rivers, like the Homeplace, were part of a vibrant and close knit community in Stewart County, Tennessee. Influenced by the rivers, the land between was home for many people for thousands of years. Through photos and family memorabilia, local historians will help you relive the the everyday struggles and joys of life between the two rivers. This program is ideal for home educators.

Programming includes:
10 am - 12 pm - Riving Boards to Make Roof Boards
1 - 3 pm - "Dyeing" for Fall, Naturally
1 - 3 pm - Blacksmithing on the Family Farm

Displays will include:
Ancient Americans: Native Americans in Stewart County, Tennessee
Civil War in Stewart County
Stewart County Iron Industry

For more information, call the Homeplace at 931.298.3133.

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