Saturday, July 6th 

Bledsoe's Fort Historical Park

2923 Hartsville Pike in Castalian Springs

Longhunters will occupy the park and demonstrate 18th century muzzleloading rifle shooting,

tomahawk throwing, firestarting and other activities common to the frontier.

The early 1800's Rogan stone cottage and the Parker cabin will be open.

Walk the trail to the frontier cemetery which includes the graves of Isaac and Anthony Bledsoe.

The public is welcome & there is no admission fee. 


 

2:00 pm, Sunday, July 21st, 2019

If These Logs Could Talk

will feature living history dramatists, Carol and Frank Jarboe, as ...

"The Resurrectionists!"

Carol Jarboe as Maggie      Frank Jarboe body snatcher

The Jarboes, will portray two warm and witty characters from Colonial times. 

They will explain the tools, techniques, and risks of being a "body snatcher." 

This "noble profession" contributed in an unsung role to modern medicine by supplying cadavers

to the early Medical Schools and research laboratories. 

They preferred to be called Resurrectionists rather than Body Snatchers. 

Yes, it was against the law, hence a dangerous occupation.

Admission is only $5.00 for the presentation.  Home baked cookies and lemonade, of course. 

Please bring a chair and join your friends and neighbors on the breezeway at Wynnewood at 2:00 for a fascinating presentation.

 


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Wynnewood State Historic Site
210 Old Hwy 25
Castalian Springs, TN 37031

615-452-5463
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