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Historic Collinsville Celebrates Fall Pilgrimage on October 20th

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Visit Clarksville TennesseeClarksville, TN – Historic Collinsville celebrates all things Fall with its annual Fall Pilgrimage on Saturday, October 20th, 2018, from 10:00am–4:00pm.

Throughout the day guests will experience spinners, weavers, children’s games, hayrides, pumpkins, make-and-take crafts, craft vendors, food and live bluegrass music.

Historic Collinsville’s Visitor Center welcomes and introduces guests to a by-gone era. (Terry Minton)
Historic Collinsville’s Visitor Center welcomes and introduces guests to a by-gone era. (Terry Minton)

The event also marks the closing of the regular season for the pioneer settlement, situated on 40 beautiful rural acres about 15 miles south of Clarksville at 4711 Weakley Road in Southside, Tennessee.

The privately-owned, off-the-beaten-path pioneer settlement first opened in 1974 to give children a “hands-on” experience, outside of the classroom, about life in the 1800s.

It’s been open to the public since 1997, recreating the past with 18 historical structures each filled with authentic period furnishings dating from 1830-1870 that show a glimpse of life before and after the Civil War.

The expansive Dog Trot house represents the home of a well-to-do pre-Civil War family. (Terry Minton)
The expansive Dog Trot house represents the home of a well-to-do pre-Civil War family. (Terry Minton)

Historic Collinsville now hosts events throughout the year that both educate and entertain.

Special event admission for Fall Pilgrimage is $10.00 for adults and $7.00 for children ages 6-12. Children five and under are admitted for free. For directions or more information call Linda Ebel at 931.245.4344, visit www.facebook.com/historiccollinsville

Candlelight Christmas is planned for December 14th-15th. Experience each home and structure with primitive period holiday décor.

Stroll through the earliest First Home or Lewis House, a two-room primitive pre-Civil War dwelling, explore the expansive Dogtrot House, and see the smoke house, church/schoolhouse, wildlife center, and more. Tours depart from the Visitor Center on the half hour from 4:00pm-8:00pm.

In the Spring, enjoy an Easter Egg Hunt in April and Spring Homecoming, the season opening celebration, on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.

Historic Collinsville is open for self-guided tours April 25th through October 19th, Thursday – Sunday, 1:00pm-5:00pm. Regular daily admission is $7.00, children under five are admitted free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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