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    Big South Fork

    National River & Recreation Area KY,TN

Vendors Wanted for Big South Fork NRRA's 20th Storytelling Festival

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Date: August 1, 2012
Contact: Letitia Neal, 423-569-2404 ext 267

Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area will host the Twentieth Annual Storytelling Festival on Saturday, September 15, 2012. The event will take place adjacent to the Bandy Creek Visitor Center from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. EDT. The Storytelling Festival is one of the largest free events in this area and a great opportunity for vendors to sell food and crafts for this one day event.
Anyone wishing to set up a booth to sell food, traditional crafts, or do demonstrations of period activities are encouraged to contact Tish Neal by email or by calling (423) 569-2404, extension 267.

Did You Know?

Devils Jump Rapid is just below the site of the proposed dam.

In the 1960's Congress requested the Army Corps of Engineers to study the feasibility of damming the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River just above the Devils Jump Rapid to create another reservoir. Had that happened Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area would never have existed.