LIFE IN THE BACK COUNTRY ON THE FRONTIER OF VIRGINIA DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR
July 29, 30, and 31
At the Abingdon (VA) Muster Grounds
At the W Blair Keller Interpretative Center
During the Virginia Highlands Festival
Demonstrations in stations by reenactors of life in Revolutionary War days will be held at the Abingdon Muster Grounds (Virginia) July 29, 30, and 31 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. These will show the skills needed for the hard life in the Back Country.
On the grounds is the W Keller Interpretative Center, dedicated to the mustering of Overmountain Men for the journey to the Battle of King’s Mountain in October of 1780.
Participants come from the Overmountain Victory Trail Association, the Black’s Fort Chapter of the DAR, the Gen William Campbell Chapter of the SAR, and the Abingdon Muster Grounds C.A.R. Society.