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1850s Trade Faire at the Carter Mansion
Sat., April 15, 10:00 am-3:00 pmFree
Free Admission (Donations Appreciated)
Although built in the 1770s, Tennessee’s oldest frame house was a thriving farm and family home for nearly two centuries. Come spend the day at the Carter Mansion and visit with living history interpreters to learn about various trades, skills, and professions of the mid-19th century. Enjoy learning about occupations such as a lawyer, doctor, undertaker and others. Also, learn about medicinal plant usage, tasks of 19th-century housewives, midwifery, children’s games and more.
The John and Landon Carter Mansion is located at 1031 Broad Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Accessibility to the home includes steps and an interior staircase.