With the Fort area and future visitor center under construction, the Friends of Fort Defiance Board of Directors are busy deciding what kinds of fund raisers and reenacting events they will promote this year.
One activity that is currently being planned is a late summer Ball tentatively named the Surrender Ball. Plans are being made to have the ball at the Smith-Trahern Mansion in August of this year. More information will be available soon.
Their next meeting is scheduled for February 10th at 6 om at Pardue Church, Memorial Drive, Clarksville, Tennessee. For directions to the church you can email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Fort Defiance Board meeting was held on Tuesday, July 10.
The Fall Picnic date was officially set for September 22, 2007. Planned activities are :
Live period music, a surgeon, country Doctor, bonnet making, cooking demonstrations, soldier’s encampments, family life, re-enactors of famous personalities and more….
Friends of Fort and Defiance and the 50th Tennessee will present a living history event on November 18th from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Camp life of soliders and civilians will be represented as well as various handiworks and occupations of the 19th century.
Come join us at Ft Defiance for this event. For more information email Phyllis Smith