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Marble Springs State Historic Site to host muzzleloader workshop

On Sunday, September 15, 2019, Marble Springs State Historic Site will hold a muzzleloader workshop for all those interested in learning the fundamentals of muzzle loading. Participants will learn how to cast a ball, shoot a flintlock, and fire at targets just as in John Sevier’s lifetime. The workshop will begin at 12:00 noon.

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Bob Jones; image submitted

Bob Jones, a member of the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association board of directors will lead the workshop. Jones is certified as a Tennessee hunter education instructor, a Tennessee handgun carry permit instructor, and a NRA instructor for handguns, rifles, and personal defense. He currently serves as president of the Henry Knox Chapter of the Sons of the Revolution.

Enrollment for this workshop is limited. You may sign up online at or call the office at 865-573-5508.

Marble Springs is located at 1220 W. Gov. John Sevier Highway, Knoxville, TN 37920.

Marble Springs is funded under an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Tennessee Historical Commission. The site is supplemented by additional funds provided by Knox County and the Governor John Sevier Memorial Association.

Published August 7, 2019