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Clarksville’s Dunbar Cave State Park Programs for October 24th through October 30th, 2014

 

Dunbar Cave State Park - Clarksville TNClarksville, TNDunbar Cave State Natural Area has been a State Park since 1973. The cave and its surrounding 110 acres have considerable scenic, natural and historical significance. The entrance offered shelter to prehistoric Native Americans as far back as 10,000 years.

Dunbar Cave State Natural Area will present many nature programs this summer. There are programs for children and adults.

Some of the upcoming events include:Port Royal by Lantern, Walk at Port Royal, Trees of Port Royal, Trees of Dunbar Cave, Trail of Tears Walk and Trail Walk.

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

Swan Lake at Dunbar Cave State Park.

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Port Royal by Lantern tour cancelled

 

The Port Royal by Lantern tour will be cancelled for this evening due to rain. Please continue to check back for more upcoming events at the park or if you have any questions about park hours, school or group tours, please call the park office at 931-358-9696

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“Port Royal by Lantern” tour this week

 

IMG_4983Port Royal State Historic area will be holding their historical lantern tours this week. The tour last year was so successful, they are adding a second night! Tours start this Thursday, October 29th  6pm-9pm. If you cant make it on Thursday, then come by on Friday night October 30th 6-9pm. Port Royal by Lantern is a guided lantern tour through the historic Port Royal State Park.

Visitors will be taken back to the earliest days of Port Royal by hearing a first hand account by long hunter and settler John Montgomery. They will then continue on their journey through time by meeting various residents from the 1830’s through the 1920’s, all have their unique stories to tell. Afterwards there will be hot apple cider, and other refreshments, as well as a bonfire to huddle around and swap stories with present day locals! The event is free and open to the public. This is the perfect fall evening outing for the whole family.

A tour listens to one of the re-enactors tell his tale

A tour listens to one of the re-enactors tell his tale

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