Siege of Fort Watauga

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Siege of Fort Watauga

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

It is the summer of 1776, and the Watauga settlement is ablaze with war! Join hundreds of Colonial, British and Native reenactors as they bring the 18th century to life at the largest Revolutionary War living history event in Tennessee. Take a step back in time as you visit the encampments and talk with historical interpreters. Shop with the vendors in sutlers’ row and take a bit of the 18th century home with you. Enjoy programs and demonstrations of 18th century life, and hear the rattle of muskets as battle reenactments are presented each day. Immerse yourself in America’s fight for Independence at the Siege of Fort Watauga!

Free Admission!

*** COVID-19 GUIDELINES: While visiting the park please stay 6 feet apart from other guests. Face masks are required inside all state park facilities. Face masks are recommended outdoors if social distancing cannot be maintained. Park buildings are subject to closure if maximum capacity is exceeded. Visitors Center and Restrooms close periodically for cleaning. Thank you for your cooperation to help stop the spread of COVID-19. ***