Guest speaker at Fort Dobbs
WAR FOR EMPIRE: 1759 April 18
In the spring of 1759, the western frontier of the Carolinas and Virginia was engulfed in warfare as the Cherokee War began. Join hundreds of soldiers, Native Americans and civilians from the 18th Century at Fort Dobbs as we look at this crucial time in our province’s history. Events include on-going demonstrations of camp life, military drill and colonial trades, as well as a re-created Cherokee attack and scholarly lectures. 10-4 Saturday and Sunday. School Day programming available April 17.