Obed Primitive Bow Workshop on March 19

several people working on a primitive bow during a workshop


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News Release Date: March 10, 2015

Contact: Chance Hall, 423-346-6294

Contact: Matt Hudson, 423-346-6294

The Obed Wild and Scenic River, in partnership with bowyer Travis Gosnell, announces another primitive bow workshop at 5 p.m. (ET) on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Obed Visitor Center, 208 Maiden Street in Wartburg, Tennessee.

Travis Gosnell built his first bow as a child and has always enjoyed a good challenge. He says, "At times, it (bow building) is a kind of therapy from the rat race of life." Travis has his bachelor's degree in history and political science from Tennessee Technological University and has worked a variety of jobs before becoming a teacher at Wartburg Middle School. He enjoys hunting, fishing, Native American archeology, and World War II history. Visitors will have the opportunity to help in the process of building a primitive bow and ask questions about other primitive weaponry.

For more information, please contact the park at (423) 346-6294.

Last updated: April 14, 2015

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208 N. Maiden Street
Wartburg, TN 37887


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