Tanasi 1796 – Early Tennessee History Docudrama

When:
March 25, 2017 all-day
2017-03-25T00:00:00-04:00
2017-03-26T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Clatyon Center for the Arts
502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804
USA
Contact:
865-448-0044

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TANASI 1796
WALK IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF OUR  EARLY TENNESSEE HISTORY and  EXPLORE OUR  HERITAGE WITH MUSIC, ART AND DRAMA.
TANASI 1796 is a story of  Joseph Black and Cherokee Chief Attakullakulla.  Captain Black was one of many early pioneers who sought life and freedom west of the Appalachian mountains.

This is a story of Captain Black and Attakullakulla from the time period 1756 with the construction of Fort Loudon during the French and Indian War through the adoption of the Constitution for the prospective entry of Tennessee as the 16th State of the United States. The Story will be augmented by period music from the Cherokee flutist, Randy McGinnis,and by early fiddle and dulcimer renditions by the Scot Irish heritage of Blount County. Living history performance by Robert Rambo as Attakullakulla,  Chief of the Cherokee  and featuring the exquisite period art of acclaimed artist David Wright.

Music, Drama and Art in the Grand Foyer beginning at 2:00 & 7:30 PM. Tanasi 1796

New this year:

  • Drum and Fife corps
  • Period lunch and dinner on site (not included in the ticket price)

Tickets are on sale through the Clayton Center ticket office

Click Here For More Information.

All Proceeds to benefit the Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center.

 Thank You to our Wonderful Sponsors


Lamar Dunn-Strategic Services Company, LLC- Tennesseans Level
Kizer & Black, Attorney, LLC- Tennesseans Level
CBBC Bank- Militia Level
Fred and Sharon Lawson-Militia Level
East Tennessee Foundation- Militia Level
Hickory Construction- Militia Level
Barbara Everett, Realty Executives Associates- Militia Level
Mr. Stephen T. Koella and Mr. Carl O. Koella, III- Pioneer Level
Bill Vines- Butler, Vines & Babb, Attorney- Pioneer Level
Jerry and Vicki Roddy- Pioneer Level

 

For ticket information please visit Clayton Center for the Arts