Join us for our annual Living History Days October 26th
& 27th from 10 - 5 on the grounds of historic Fort Defiance. Come learn
about life on the 18th century frontier from skilled interpreters and
craftsmen. See an 18th century entertainer dazzle you with feats of
juggling and dexterity.
HOURS OF OPERATION
April 1 - October 31
Thursday - Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm
November 1 - March 31
Weekend Only Hours
By Appointment Only
Fort Defiance is located off HWY 268, 5.5 miles northeast of HWY 321. (See Map Below.)
From Interstate 40
Travel North on HWY 321 from Hickory (approx. 23 miles). Turn right at HWY 268 (flashing yellow light). After one mile, turn right to continue on HWY 268. Travel 4.5 miles and watch for signs. Fort Defiance will be on the right.
From HWY 421 in Wilkes County
Travel HWY 268 west 23 miles from the HWY 421 underpass.
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