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18th Century Christmas Garrison 12-3

18th Century Christmas Garrison – Saturday, Dec. 3 at Fort Loudoun (10am to 7pm).

Bring in the holiday season and celebrate Christmas as soldiers did during the French and Indian War.  Throughout the day demonstrations will be taking place, such as cooking, laundering, blacksmithing, and artillery drills. There is also a Christmas church service with Parson John and wassail tasting. Be sure to step into the infirmary, compare a soldier’s barrack to the commander’s quarters, and stop by the Cherokee encampment. The evening portion begins at the Visitor’s Center at 6:00 P.M. and includes a candlelight tour of the fort and a rare night firing of the canon.  423-420-2331

Daytime hours: 10:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

Candlelight tour: 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.