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Land Between the Lakes Offers “Fort Henry 150th Anniversary Program and Walk”

 

Land Between the LakesGolden Pond, KY – Visit Land Between The Lakes (LBL) National Recreation Area to get outdoors and learn more about the American Civil War. LBL will again be offering the popular Fort Henry Anniversary Walk on Saturday, February 4th, from 12:30pm-4:00pm.

Come learn about the construction, the battle, and the legacy of Fort Henry during the event’s 150th Anniversary.

Meet at The Homeplace, a living history farm in the TN portion of LBL, on Saturday, February 4th. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof footgear. Moderate walking is required.

The walk will take place, weather permitting; February weather can be very unpredictable.

Event Information

  • Farm site will be closed for this program; only the interpretive center will be open
  • Doors open at 12:00pm; theater program, 12:30pm; walk, 2:30pm-4:00pm
  • $4.00/adults and $2.00/children
  • Registration and full deposit required.  Call 270-924-2020 to reserve your space.

In February of 1862, “Between the Rivers” was bracing for war. Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry with Federal forces moving up the Tennessee River. Relive the events before and during the siege of Fort Henry on this free guided walk around the remnants of Fort Henry’s outer fortifications.

About Land Between the Lakes

Come Outside and Play at Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area, managed by the Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, in partnership with “Friends of LBL,” to provide public lands outdoor recreation and environmental education.  We encourage visitors to review LBL’s official website at www.lbl.org each season, and throughout the season, for our Calendar of Events, updates on programs and policies, safety information, maps, and temporary trail and road closures.

Follow us on Twitter @LBLScreechOwl and on our blog at http://landbetweenthelakes.blogspot.com/. Additional LBL and “Friends of LBL” information is available on our website or by calling 1.800.LBL.7077 or 270.924.2000.


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