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A Backcountry Holiday
Costumed interpreters in Cabin
Costumed interpreters greeted visitors in the Black Swan Tavern.
Crowd listens to Cherokee Indian talk
Crowd listens to Cherokee Indian talk beside cabin.
Girl holding pomanders she just made
A girl holds a pomander she just made.
Child carefully puts cloves into an apple
Child carefully puts cloves into an apple to make a colonial pomander.
Reenactor portraying Cherokee Indian
Reenactor portraying Cherokee Indian and girl making beads.
Colonial reenactor in front of Cabin.
96 Pomander made by Marlana
96 Pomander made by Marlana.
Back door of historic cabin decorated
Back door of historic cabin decorated for the holidays.
Costumed interpreters and park staff
Costumed interpreters and park staff taking a break outside cabin.
Park staff and costumed interpreters in cabin
Park staff and costumed interpreters greeted visitors in the historic cabin.
Colonial militia and gentleman
Colonial militia and a gentleman helped visitors step back into time.
Teen reenactors making pomanders
Teen reenactors making colonial pomanders.
Teen living history interpreters
Teen living history interpreters helping kids make pomanders.
Reenactor fires colonial musket.
Musket firing for the crowd
Musket firing for the crowd.
Living history interpreter presents gun display
Living history interpreter presents colonial gun display on front porch of cabin.
Park volunteer leads tour
Park volunteer leads tour.
Families watch reenactor bake in beehive oven
Families watch reenactor bake in beehive oven.
Front porch of historic cabin
Front porch of historic cabin decorated for the holidays.
Historic cabin decorated for the holidays
Historic cabin decorated for the holidays.
Last updated: August 1, 2014