Fort Loudon State Historical Park and Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

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1 <strong>Fort Loudon State Historical Park</strong> is located in Vonore, TN. The original site of the fort, built by the British in 1756, is now submerged below the waters of Tellico Lake. The reconstructed fort is the site of frequent reinactments by ...

Fort Loudon State Historical Park is located in Vonore, TN. The original site of the fort, built by the British in 1756, is now submerged below the waters of Tellico Lake. The reconstructed fort is the site of frequent reinactments by ...

Fort Loudon State Historical Park is located in Vonore, TN. The original site of the fort, built by the British in 1756, is now submerged below the waters of Tellico Lake. The reconstructed fort is the site of frequent reinactments by English settlers, British "Redcoats", and Cherokee Indians. The reinactors dress, eat and live in similar conditions as the early inhabitants. 1603
2 The Visitor Center at the park has displays of early life at the fort.

The Visitor Center at the park has displays of early life at the fort.

The Visitor Center at the park has displays of early life at the fort. 1197
3 Copy of FLSHA sign

Copy of FLSHA sign

Copy of FLSHA sign 1398
4 The Picnic area is next to the lake. It has paved paths for easy access to strollers and wheelchairs.

The Picnic area is next to the lake. It has paved paths for easy access to strollers and wheelchairs.

The Picnic area is next to the lake. It has paved paths for easy access to strollers and wheelchairs. 1317
5 The Fishing Pier at the park.

The Fishing Pier at the park.

The Fishing Pier at the park. 1224
6 Inside the Visitor Center

Inside the Visitor Center

Inside the Visitor Center 1271
7 The upper side of Ft.Loudon

The upper side of Ft.Loudon

The upper side of Ft.Loudon 1208
8 A "British commander" gives Musket demo at the fort.

A "British commander" gives Musket demo at the fort.

A "British commander" gives Musket demo at the fort. 1320
9 The lower end of Ft.Loudon

The lower end of Ft.Loudon

The lower end of Ft.Loudon 1185
10 Demo of Wall Cannon

Demo of Wall Cannon

Demo of Wall Cannon 1312
11 Demo of Loading a Musket

Demo of Loading a Musket

Demo of Loading a Musket 1230
12 A British Drummer boy

A British Drummer boy

A British Drummer boy 1509
13 The British Comandant's quarters

The British Comandant's quarters

The British Comandant's quarters 1215
14 The British Comandant's quarters

The British Comandant's quarters

The British Comandant's quarters 1287
15 A British soldier Re-enactor with his son

A British soldier Re-enactor with his son

A British soldier Re-enactor with his son 1254
16 A park ranger gets into the reinactment as the "doctor" at the fort's Infirmary. The early medicines and tools of surgery makes you appreciate our modern medical advances!

A park ranger gets into the reinactment as the "doctor" at the fort's Infirmary. The early medicines and tools of surgery makes you appreciate our modern medical advances!

A park ranger gets into the reinactment as the "doctor" at the fort's Infirmary. The early medicines and tools of surgery makes you appreciate our modern medical advances! 1318
17 The early settlers planted a living Honey Locust "wall" to as a first line of defense to keep the neighboring Cherokees from invading the fort.

The early settlers planted a living Honey Locust "wall" to as a first line of defense to keep the neighboring Cherokees from invading the fort.

The early settlers planted a living Honey Locust "wall" to as a first line of defense to keep the neighboring Cherokees from invading the fort. 1356
18 Locust thorns

Locust thorns

Locust thorns 1350
19 Copy of Cherokee house beds

Copy of Cherokee house beds

Copy of Cherokee house beds 1654
20 Copy of Cherokee house roof

Copy of Cherokee house roof

Copy of Cherokee house roof 1331
21 Copy of Cherokee house wall

Copy of Cherokee house wall

Copy of Cherokee house wall 1256
22 Copy of English settler

Copy of English settler

Copy of English settler 1289
23 Copy of Sequoyah Museum1

Copy of Sequoyah Museum1

Copy of Sequoyah Museum1 1202
24 Copy of Cherokee Seal

Copy of Cherokee Seal

Copy of Cherokee Seal 1288
25 Copy of Cherokee clan sign

Copy of Cherokee clan sign

Copy of Cherokee clan sign 1287
26 Copy of Basket-weave Bear

Copy of Basket-weave Bear

Copy of Basket-weave Bear 1334

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