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Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park    
 

Membership

Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is sanctioned by the State of TN and the TN State Parks and is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.  Your membership dues are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

Please support our operations by becoming a member of the Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park.  Print and complete the Membership Application and mail to the address on the application form.

 

Mission Statement

The mission of The Friends of Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park shall be to support Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park and the John/Landon Historic Carter Mansion by educating the public about the park’s unique qualities through presentation and support of projects related to the mission and the betterment of the park.  This shall be accomplished by but not limited to: 

1.  Providing educational and interpretive programming.
      - Telling the Park's story through educational living history experience
      - Providing hands on learning experiences
      - Supporting events and activities relating to the park

2.  Assisting in outreach efforts to bring the park’s story to the community. 
      - Assisting in public awareness and marketing in a effort to increase
        visitation to the park

3.  Assisting in the development, maintenance and presentation of interpretive
     grounds and structures.

 4.  Cooperating with the Tennessee Department of Environment and
       Conservation and the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park (including the
      John/Landon Historic Carter Mansion) in developing and implementing
      plans for the park, historic zones, and natural areas, including the acquisition
      of property to protect and preserve the unique qualities and recreational
      resources that Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park represents.

For more information, contact:
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park
1651 West Elk Avenue
Elizabethton, Tennessee
(423) 543-5808
Info@FriendsOfSycamoreShoals.org
www.FriendsOfSycamoreShoals.org