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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


DIRECTIONS

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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