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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Storytelling Hour at Bandy Creek on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27

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Date: May 20, 2013
Contact: Sherry Fritschi, 423-286-7275
Contact: Effie Houston, 423-569-9778

There will be a Storytelling Hour at the Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area's Bandy Creek Visitor Center on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, at 10:00 a.m.  Shirley Nicholson will be telling stories for children of all ages on the back porch of the visitor center.  Mrs. Nicholson is a long time member of the Smoky Mountain Storytellers Association and has been a storyteller for more than 30 years, telling at regional schools, libraries, and festivals.

Everyone is welcome.  For more information, contact the Bandy Creek Visitor Center at (423) 286-7275. 

Did You Know?

Black bear now live in and around Big South Fork.

In the mid-1990's black bear were released in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area to study relocation techniques and to determine whether adequate habitat existed in the area. There are now an estimated 40 - 50 bear living in and around the park. More...