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Tennessee History Festival to be held at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park October 19th-20th

 

Event Will Help Commemorate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary

Tennessee State Parks 75th AnniversaryNashville, TN – The year 2012 marks Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary, and to help commemorate this important milestone, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park will host its annual Tennessee’s History Festival October 19th-20th.

With a focus on Tennessee’s 216 years of statehood, the event blends education and entertainment, allowing school groups and families to experience day-to-day soldier life in history.  In year’s past, the festival has drawn more than 6,000 visitors to the park.

“We are very excited to celebrate Tennessee State Parks’ 75th Anniversary this year,” said Park Manager Mike Cole.  “Tennessee’s History Festival offers something for the entire family and all age groups.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park to Hold Tennessee’s History Festival November 11th-12th

 

Event will focus on Civil War history, featuring “Struggle for the Heartland” theme
 
Tennessee State ParksNashville, TN – Tennessee’s History Festival will be held November 11th-12th at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. With a focus on Civil War history, the event blends education and entertainment, allowing school groups and families to experience day-to-day soldier life during this important time in history.  In year’s past, the festival has drawn more than 6,000 visitors to the park.

“Tennessee’s History Festival offers something for the entire family and all age groups,” said Park Manager Mike Cole. “As we continue to commemorate the sesquicentennial of Tennessee’s involvement in the Civil War, I encourage everyone to join us for an up-close look into what military life was like during the 1860s.” «Read the rest of this article»

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Tennessee’s History Festival at Bicentennial Mall State Park on October 23rd-24th

 

Event will feature outdoor drama “Liberty!” for first time in Nashville

Tennessee State ParksNashville – The sixth annual Tennessee’s History Festival will be held Oct. 23-24 at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park in Nashville. This event blends education and entertainment, allowing school groups and families alike to experience nearly five centuries of Tennessee history. Last year, the festival drew more than 6,000 visitors to the park.

A highlight at this year’s festival will be the state’s official outdoor drama, Liberty!, which will be performed for the first time in Nashville. For more than 30 years, Liberty! has been drawing visitors from across the country to Sycamore Shoals in northeast Tennessee to learn about the compelling stories of Tennessee’s frontier territory that shaped the outcome of the Revolutionary War. Original cast and crew will be delivering special performances of Liberty! at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. during the two-day event in the park’s amphitheater. These shows are made possible by Sycamore Shoals State Park and Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Park.

“Tennessee’s History Festival offers something for the entire family and all age groups,” said Park Manager Mike Cole. “These actors and exhibits highlight major players and events before and after Tennessee’s 213 years of statehood. We are pleased to make our park available to the many people interested in sharing and learning about Tennessee’s unique history.” «Read the rest of this article»

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