Saturday, October 26, 2019
Visitors of all ages are invited to step back in time and take a night tour through the grounds of the Bowen Plantation Home and Historic Mansker's Station. Historical interpreters dressed in 1700's style attire will guide you by lantern light through the historic sites where you will listen to stories and tales of days gone by. Continue your tour to the Visitor's Center where you will end your evening with live music, refreshments and hay ride. Advanced reservations are required beginning at 6:00 pm with reservation times every 15 minutes thru 8:15 pm. This tour traverses on uneven ground guided by lantern light.
Mansker's Fort is an authentic reproduction of a 1779 frontier forted station typical of early Cumberland settlements. While at the fort, you can experience the lifestyles of early settlers through living history demonstrations.