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Fort Dobbs

Crisis in Carolina

In 1761, the western part of North Carolina was in crisis. Warfare between British colonists and the Cherokee had raged for two years. By the summer and fall, armies massed for a final invasion of the Cherokee's homeland.

Crisis in Carolina

Time & Location

Sep 25, 2021, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Fort Dobbs, 438 Fort Dobbs Rd, Statesville, NC 28625, USA

About the Event

In 1761, the western part of North Carolina was in crisis. Warfare between British colonists and the Cherokee had raged for two years. By the summer and fall, armies massed for a final invasion of the Cherokee's homeland.

This living history event will shed light on the experiences of the soldiers, Cherokee, and settlers caught up in the Anglo-Cherokee War.  On-going displays of life in the fort and on the march will include period cooking, trades and crafts, as well as scheduled weapons firing demonstrations.

*Under current guidelines, masks are not required, but visitors are encouraged to wear one when indoors in or close proximity to others.

10am-4pm

$2 (5 years and up)

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