Fort Dickerson was built by the federal army in 1863-64 across the across the Holston (now the Tennessee River) from Knoxville to prevent the Confederates from bombarding the city. Sponsored by the City of Knoxville Parks and Recreation Dept. and hosted by the Knoxville Civil War Round Table. The event will include a school day on Friday Oct. 28 and two days of public tours and military demonstrations. Activities include living history campsites, infantry drilling and firing, Civil War medical and surgical exhibit and much more. The fort is just south of Knoxville across the Henley street bridge off Chapman Highway. The address for the fort is 3000 Fort Dickerson Road. For more information, contact Perry Hill at Phone (865)283-1691, e-mail: email@example.com, or Tom Wright at phone (865)482-1680, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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