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Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area

. Description:  Location of the first permanent American settlement outside the original 13 colonies.  A reconstruction of Fort Watauga, site of a two week siege in 1776,  is now in the park
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How to find: 
Address:
1651 W Elk Ave
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Parent Organization:
Tennessee State Parks
Contacts
Phone 423 543-5808
fax 423 543-0078
URL(s)
Tennessee State Parks
http://tennessee.gov/environment/parks/SycamoreShoals/index.shtml
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Visitor Center - year round 1 - 4:30 8 - 4:30 8 - 4:30 8 - 4:30 8 - 4:30 8 - 4:30 8 - 4:30
Season  grounds open every day dawn to dusk
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of MAR 2008     no admission fees posted on state web site    
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Visitor's center holds interpretive information and displays.  The site has a reconstruction of Fort Wautauga with a scenic trail from the fort to the river and the Shoals In July, there is a night time drama
Big Events: "The Wautaugans" drama in July, call 423 543-5808, Mountain River Concerts, Traditional Arts workshops, Living History weekends (pdf listing of events) Suggested Stay:
Period Type of Site
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On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic Yes 16 tables
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Snacks
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Sleeping Description

Capacity/ Availability

Reservations/ Contact

Camping/RV
Cabins      
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Recreation

Description

Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking 2 mile fitness trail
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Nearby Attractions:

Historical

Description

Contact

Address

Butler Museum mountain life, story of the "town that wouldn't drown" 123 Selma Curtis Road
Butler TN  37640
423 768-2911
Carter Mansion  House Museum Details are on the way, but in the meantime, you can find addresses, descriptions, URLs and more at our sister site, www.stepintoplaces.com

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Nearby Places to Stay:

Address
Contact
Camping/RV  
Rocky Top Campground 496 Pearl Lane
Blountville TN 37617

Bed & Breakfast

 
Hart House 207 East Holston Avenue
Johnson City TN 37601
423 926-3147
Iron Mountain Inn B&B  and Creekside Chalet Butler TN 37659 423 768-2446
Blair-Moore House 201 West Main Street
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-0044
Bugaboo B&B 211 Semore Drive
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-9345
Franklin House B&B 116 Franklin Avenue
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-3819
General Wilders B&B 200 Main Street
Roan Mountain TN 37687
423 772-3102
Hawley House B&B 114 East Woodrow Avenue
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-8869
Jonesborough B&B 100 East Woodrow Avenue
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-9223
Old Yellow Vic B&B 411 West Main Street
Jonesborough TN 37659
423 753-9558
Smith Haven B&B 2357 Feathers Chapel Road
Blountville TN 37617
423 323-0174
Hotel/Motel   Click Here For Bookings in Elizabethton
Comfort Inn 1515 19E Bypass
Elizabethton TN 37643
423 542-4466
Days Inn 505 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton TN 37643
423 543-3344
Fairfield Inn 207 Mountcastle Drive
Johnson City TN 37601
423 282-3335
Best Southern Broadway 2606 North Roan Street
Johnson City TN 37601
423 282-4011
Howard Johnson 2406 North Roan Street
Johnson City TN 37601
423 282-2161
Garden Plaza Hotel 211 Mockingbird Lane
Johnson City TN 37604
423 929-2000
Red Roof Inn 210 Broyles Street
Johnson City TN 37601
423 282-3040
Super 8 Motel 108 Wesley Street
Johnson City TN 37601
423 282-8818
Wingate Inn - University 1304 W State of Franklin Road
Johnson City TN 37604
423 929-8900
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