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Paris Landing State Park to Host Screening of Civil War: The Untold Story on March 8

Friday, February 28, 2014 | 03:36am

Buchanan, Tenn. – Tennessee State Parks and Fort Donelson National Battlefield will host a screening of the new Nashville Public Television documentary, Civil War: The Untold Story, at Paris Landing State Park on Saturday, March 8, at 1 p.m.

Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. The event will include a screening of the first episode, Bloody Shiloh. A special performance of Civil War-era songs will be performed by Cumberland Winds prior to the screening. The documentary examines battles at Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksburg and Chickamauga and will premiere nationally on April 1, 2014.

 

WHO:              Tennessee State Parks and Fort Donelson National Battlefield

 

WHAT:            Screening of Bloody Shiloh, the first episode of the NPT documentary Civil War: The Untold Story  

                       

WHEN:            Saturday, March 8, 2014 at 1 p.m.

 

WHERE:         Paris Landing State Park

                       16055 Highway 79 North

                       Buchannan, TN 38222

                       (731) 641-4465

 

Paris Landing State Park is an 841-acre park located on the western shore of the Tennessee River, which is dammed to form Kentucky Lake.  The park sits on the widest part of the lake and is the perfect location for all water sports such as fishing, boating, swimming and skiing. On land, there is plenty of activity with golfing, hiking, camping, or just relaxing and enjoying the natural beauty and wildlife. Be on the lookout for the deer, turkey, fox and coyote that roam the park. Eagles can be seen in the winter months.  For more information about Paris Landing State Park, please call (731) 641-4465 or visit www.tnstateparks.com/ParisLanding.  

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