The Bridal House's 200th Anniversary Celebration

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Presented by Friends of the Bridal House at The Bridal House, Cottontown TN

Aug 03
The Bridal House's 200th Anniversary Celebration

The historic Bridal House, a unique log cabin, celebrates its 200th anniversary with a historic wedding and a day full of festivities and fun!

The Bridal House celebrates its 200th anniversary this year, having been given as a gift from father to daughter in 1819! In commemoration of this bicentennial achievement, enjoy a day of family fun at The Bridal House! At 11am, reenactors will re-create the Elizabeth Cotton and Richard Hobdy 1819 wedding for guests to witness; The Bridal House was given to Cotton-Hobdy couple as a wedding gift from Elizabeth’s father, Moore Cotton.

Free tours of this historic log cabin will be given throughout the day and 19th century crafts such as a blacksmithing, leatherworking, woodworking, vintage cosmetics, and other trades will be demonstrated for all to see. Live music from Mark & Debbie Lewis sets a festive tone and swings are available for little ones to play on in this park-like setting. Modern vendor Delaney’s Street Eats will be selling food, and snow cones and cotton candy will also be for sale!

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2315 Highway 25 West, Cottontown, TN 37048

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