All historic buildings will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for tours, information and entertainment.
Artists, craftsmen, and Friends of New Echota members will demonstrate early 19th century skills such as pine needle basket making, fiber spinning and weaving, old fashioned sewing and laundry, Dutch oven cooking, ancient and historic weapons, deer hide processing, flint-knapping, traditional beading, Appalachian-style basket making, natural fiber cordage, and more.
Watercolor artist Billy Mack Steele, local musicians Kathy Sproull and Janice Smith, the Sacred Harp Singers, singer-storyteller Gary Greene and the New Coosa Valley Boys with Lynn Baines are special attractions.
Standard admission fees of $4.50 to $6.50 allow access to the museum, film, historic grounds, buildings, nature trails, and all historic demonstrations.
The site is located one mile east of Interstate 75, exit 317, on Ga. 255. For more information, call 706-624-1321.
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