Marble City celebrates Statehood Days this weekend

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- June 1st marks the 218th anniversary of Tennessee becoming the 16th state, and Marble City is celebrating with its Statehood Day Living History Weekend.

Guests can see people dressed in 18th century clothing, blacksmiths, weaving, and cooking.

"Many of the people who participated with Tennessee statehood, many of them are Revolutionary War heroes," says Anna Chappelle.

The fun continues Sunday 12 - 5 PM.

Marble Springs is the home-site of Tennessee's first governor, John Sevier.

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