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Chalk the Walkway at the Douglass-Clark House – Saturday, September 7, 2019

Come chalk the walkway at the Douglass-Clark House in Gallatin! The public is invited to enter a chalk drawing contest for a chance to win prizes! Bring your own chalk or use provided chalk (colors and quantities may be limited). Participants will register at the event. Chalk contest entries must be drawn between 10am-1pm on Saturday, September 7. Judging is at 1pm and winners will be announced at 1:30pm.


Beginner – Group A (recommended ages 0-6)
Suggested theme: Favorites! Favorite characters, scenes, shapes, animals, people…whatever a current favorite is!

Prize: Ice Cream Gift Certificate from MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Great American Cookies in Hendersonville

Intermediate – Group B (recommended ages 6-12)
Suggested theme: Favorite Historical Figure! Pick a favorite historical figure from the past and draw them or a scene from his or her life!

Prize: Wristbands for Hendersonville Strike and Spare and Circus World

Experienced – Group C (recommended ages 13+)
Suggested theme: Favorite Sumner County Historic Site, Favorite Sumner County Artifact or Favorite Sumner County Historical Figure
• Site Suggestions (but not limited to!): Bledsoe’s Fort Historical Park, Hawthorn Hill, Historic Cragfont, Wynnewood State Historic Site, Bridal House, Douglass-Clark House, Gallatin City Cemetery, The Palace Theater, Historic Rose Mont, Sumner County Museum, Trousdale Place, Historic Mansker’s Station, Rock Castle State Historic Site, Monthaven Arts & Cultural Center, Hendersonville, Cold Springs School, Days Gone By Museum

Prize: Free Passes to Local Historic Sites in Sumner County including Rock Castle State Historic Site, Historic Cragfont, Historic Rose Mont, and Wynnewood State Historic Site!

The Douglass-Clark House will be open for FREE tours during this event!

**Overflow parking can be found next door at the Douglass Chapel United Methodist Church.