KNOXVILLE, TN – Aug. 14, 2019 – A muzzleloader workshop for those interested in learning the fundamentals of muzzle loading will take place noon Sept. 15 at the Marble Springs State Historic Site.
Participants will learn how to cast a ball, shoot a flintlock, and fire at targets just as in John Sevier’s lifetime.
Bob Jones, a member of the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association board of directors will lead the workshop. Jones is certified as a Tennessee hunter education instructor, a Tennessee handgun carry permit instructor, and a NRA instructor for handguns, rifles, and personal defense. He currently serves as president of the Henry Knox Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution.
Enrollment for this workshop is limited. For registration and more information, visit www.marblesprings.net or call 865-573-5508.
About Marble Springs State Historic Site
Marble Springs State Historic Site is located at 1220 W. Gov. John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920.
Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission. The site is supplemented by additional funds provided by Knox County and the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association.
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Cherry Johnson, Executive Director