Pioneer Women to be Featured on Saturday

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is recognizing traditions of rural mountain women this Saturday, June 15 with a day of tribute, according to The Knoxville Daily Sun.

The celebration will take place at the Mountain Farm Museum in the park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The museum is located next to the Oconaluftee Visitor Center, 2 miles north of Cherokee, North Carolina. The event is free.

According to the Daily Sun:

The day’s events will include live demonstrations of hearth cooking, soap making, corn shuck crafts, sewing, and traditional mountain music. Exhibits of artifacts and historic photographs will also provide a glimpse into the many and varied roles of rural women. The Davis-Queen house will be open for visitors to walk through with an audio exhibit featuring the last child born in the house.

For more information, visit The Daily Sun website.

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