LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES, TN/KY – The 156th Anniversary of the Battle at Fort Henry is remembered with a program and historic walk 12:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at the Homeplace 1850s Working Farm and Living History Museum in Land Between the Lakes.
In the Homeplace Theatre, historian Susan “Ski” Witzofsky sets the stage for war “Between the Rivers.” In February of 1862, Confederate forces occupied Fort Henry as federal forces moved up the Tennessee River. The program will cover Fort Henry’s construction, battle and legacy 156 years later.
Individuals can relive the siege with a guided walk along the Fort Henry Trails and Confederate fortifications at 3 p.m. Participants will drive and meet at the Fort Henry Trail. The program and walk are weather dependent.
The Interpretive Center will be open for this program with the farm site closed.
Registration and a full deposit for the day are required. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children. Call 270-924-2020 to make your reservation.
For more information, visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us or call 1-800-525-7077 or 270-924-2000.
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