Crockett Days Celebration Continues Today

Saturday, August 13, 2022
by Jennifer Castillo-Gervasi

Crockett Days continues today and tomrorow at the David Crockett State Park.

The official opening ceremonies are set for 9AM today and will be followed by demonstrations of black powder shooting, firearms of the 18th Century, furs and music of the late 1700s, and kids games from that era. At 1PM there will be a 1780s auction, followed by stories about young David Crockett and the history of the Lost State of Franklin and the Overmountain Men.

Sunday at 10AM will be a Frontier Worship Service, followed by programs about the lives of the Cherokee, edible and medicinal plants, and fire starting with flint and steel. Sunday's events wrap up with programs on the Battle of Flint Creek and the Overmountain Men.

For more information, call the David Crockett Birthplace State Park in Limestone at 257-2167. A complete list of the weekend's events can be seen on our webpage at

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