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Chief Vann House Historic Site


Saturday, May 25, 2024

Folded Bark-Basket Crafting Workshop
Saturday, May 25, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Much like today, traditional cultures needed containers for the collection and storage of resources. This in-depth class will teach you how to create a folded bark-basket from native and sustainably sourced plants. This class requires working with knives and it is open to ages 18+. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register, 706-695-2598. $80. 706-695-2598.
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Thursday, June 27, 2024

Homeschool Day, Three Sisters Gardening
Thursday, Jun 27, 2024 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
Join Rangers for a lesson in companion gardening via the Cherokee Three Sisters plants. We'll talk about pollination, food preservation, native vs invasive plants and the work of Moravian Missionary Anna Rosina Gambold and her work with plants in the Cherokee Nation. Call to pre-register. $5.25 - $6.50 706-695-2598.
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Saturday, July 13, 2024

Flint Knapping/Arrowhead Crafting
Saturday, Jul 13, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The Primitive Arts is proud to offer a flintknapping workshop in which students will learn how to create stone 'arrowheads.' You'll learn from experienced teacher, Andrew Lee, and leave with your own work and pressure flaker. This class is open to ages 13+ with an adult guardian present for youth 17 and under. Limited spots, call to pre-register. $80. 706-695-2598.
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Saturday, July 27, 2024

Vann House Day, 2024
Saturday, Jul 27, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
What better way to understand the daily life of an 1800s family than to experience it for yourself? Local craftspeople will demonstrate early 19th century skills such as blacksmithing, basket weaving, quilting, weaving, blow guns and more. The Vann Mansion, Cherokee Farmstead, Vann Kitchen, and museum will be open for self-guided tours. $7. 706-695-2598.
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Saturday, September 21, 2024

Atlatl and Darts Crafting Workshop
Saturday, Sep 21, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
The atlatl is an effective piece of ancient hunting technology that has been used by cultures across the globe, including the Native Americans. This class will give you the tools and knowledge need to construct and take home your own atlatl with two darts, as well as receiving throwing instruction. Limited spots available. Call to pre-register. $80. 706-695-2598.
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Saturday, November 9, 2024

Cordage & Glue Crafting
Saturday, Nov 9, 2024 10 AM to 4 PM
Chief Vann House Historic Site - Chatsworth, GA
In any ancient setting, crafting rope and glue for tools, clothing or shelter could exponentially increase your chances of survival. In this class you will learn how to weave plant fibers into cordage and craft glue from natural materials. You’ll leave with the items you crafted and extra materials to practice at home. call to pre-register. $80. 706-695-2598.
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