Sumner Harvest Living History Days to educate visitors at Historic Rock Castle

HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. – The Sumner Harvest Living History Days takes place 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at Historic Rock Castle. 

Guests can step back in time at Sumner Harvest as more than 30 historic reenactors, docents and entertainers dressed in period attire transform Historic Rock Castle into a pioneer village reflecting life on the Tennessee frontier.

Historic Rock Castle has contracted with acclaimed historic reenactors from around the country to provide Sumner Harvest visitors with a glimpse of frontier life during the late 18th century. Interact with western pioneers and view live demonstrations at each of the 23 activity stations located throughout the grounds.

Daily Revolution-era activities include fireside cooking, war medic skills, medicinal and kitchen herb gardening, pottery, log-hewing, lacemaking, quill and ink writing, and care of goats and chickens.

Participants will also be immersed in 18th & 19th century entertainment including children's games, puppeteers and street performers, colonial style music with a dance caller and a Magician's show at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1 p.m.  

Admission is $5 per person. 

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Cindy Dupree

Director of Public Relations
cindy.dupree@tn.gov
615) 741-9010