New Johnsonville, Tenn. –The holiday season is quickly approaching, and Johnsonville State Historic Park is getting into the spirit. The park will host several holiday programs in December including the Friends of Johnsonville State Historic Park Christmas Open House, the popular hall of Christmas trees and the return of a special evening program titled A Soldier’s Christmas Eve.
Stockings will be Hung by the Chimney with Care as the Friends of Johnsonville State Historic Park prepare to host their Christmas Open House on Sunday, December 4th from 1-4pm. Enjoy festive fun, food, merriment and the music of Cathy Humphrey and carolers. A Civil War Santa Claus will visit with all at 3pm. This free event will be held at the Johnsonville State Historic Park Visitor Center at 90 Nell Beard Road in New Johnsonville.
The Hall of Christmas trees will be on display at the Johnsonville State Historic Park Visitor Center 10am-4pm, Monday-Saturday through January 1st. Enjoy the seasonal splendor of these special Christmas trees decorated by area community groups and businesses.
A Soldier’s Christmas Eve returns on Friday and Saturday, December 16th & 17th from 6-8pm. Travel back in time to call on the Federal soldiers at Johnsonville as they prepare for the Christmas holiday. Each program limited to 25 participants. Reservations and full deposit required. Call 931.535.2789 to reserve your space.
“The Christmas programming offered at Johnsonville State Historic Park has really grown in popularity over the years,” stated Park Manager, Bob Holliday, “we enjoy presenting these wonderful holiday programs that have become part of many families’ annual Christmas traditions”.
Johnsonville State Historic Park preserves, protects, and shares the stories of Johnsonville, TN, and the Link Farm State Archeological Area. Enjoy your unique outdoor experience full of fun and adventure at Johnsonville State Historic Park. For more information call 931.535.2789, Find us on Facebook at JSHP71, or visit https://tnstateparks.com/parks/johnsonville .