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Workshop: Quill Pens, Writing, and Letter Posting in the early 19th Century

  • 1 Feb 2020
  • 2 sessions
  • 1 Feb 2020, 10:00 AM (EST)
  • 1 Feb 2020, 1:00 PM (EST)
  • Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park, 1651 W. Elk Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643

Instructor:  Chad Bogart
Cost: $10.00
Max: 10 people per session

Handwritten letters are almost a thing of the past.  Join Museum Curator Chad Bogart and learn more about this nearly forgotten art form.  See how to fashion feathers into writing instruments.  Learn about the different types of ink and paper used in early America.  Discover how posting a letter in the early 19th century was much different that today.

Register and pre-pay by calling the park at (423) 543-5808.

Ages 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult as we will be using sharp tools.  The accompanying adult is not required to pay the class fee.  Not recommended for children under 10 years of age.

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Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 1772, Elizabethton TN 37644-1772
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is located at 1651 W. Elk Ave., Elizabethton, TN 37643
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