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Rocky Mount in Piney Flats to host Timeline and Heritage Festival

Contributed Photos • Reenactors will showcase different historical era in this week’s Timeline and Heritage Festival.

From Staff Reports

Rocky Mount State Historic Site in Piney Flats will celebrate Tennessee’s 225th birthday with its annual Timeline and Heritage Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 12-13. 

The public is invited to visit the home that hosted Tennessee’s first frontiersmen and women and learn about the traditions dating from the Revolutionary War to current times. 

Attendees can also watch as groups of historic reenactors share their knowledge and educate the public. Come experience hundreds of Living History reenactors and displays, live military demonstrations, cannon firings, the region’s music from throughout the decades, blacksmith forging, sheep wool processing, a historical church service and children’s entertainment. 

Contributed Photo • Real historic events and figures will be part of the festival at Rocky Mount State Historic Site.

During the event, Rocky Mount will host tours of the historic homestead and museum. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the grounds or visit the food trucks that will be set up throughout the day.

To purchase tickets in advance visit rockymountmuseum.com/timeline.

Rocky Mount is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums. The Rocky Mount Historical Association operates the site under a contract with the Tennessee Historical Commission. 

 Rocky Mount State Historic Site is located at 200 Hyder Hill Road in Piney Flats,  just off Highway 11-E, midway between Johnson City and Piney Flats. 

For more information, please call (423) 538-7396 or email [email protected]