Celebrating John Sevier’s 275th Birthday with Sevier Days 2020

Press Release # State
Head of Tennessee’s first governor, John Sevier with Marble Spring Historic Site background

KNOXVILLE, TN – Celebrate Sevier Days 2020, commemorating the 275th birthday of Tennessee’s first governor, John Sevier noon to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at Marble Springs State Historic Site. The event is free and open to the public.

Enjoy living history demonstrations, local craft vendors, a scavenger hunt, hiking trails, historic cabins, and more.

Face masks will be required to attend the event. Proper Social Distancing when possible is advised. To ensure a safe visit to Marble Springs, the event will be open-house style where visitors can explore and interact with reenactors at their leisure. There will be no guided tours.

Sevier Days 2020 will include vendors with local goods, treats, and trinkets for all to enjoy. Open a window to the past with living historians, historic crafts, and a local militia with an interactive hands-on experience. Be sure to meet with Governor John Sevier and Bonny Kate as they open their home to you. There will be family fun for all ages.

Marble Springs is the historic home of Governor John Sevier, Tennessee’s first governor, as well as a certified arboretum and wildlife sanctuary that plays host to hiking trails, guided tours, geocaches, workshops, and other historical and educational activities.

For more information, visit www.marblesprings.net.

Dr. Gwen Ford I Believe Ministries