Take a walk from Harmony Hall to the Cape
toured the main house at Harmony Hall Plantation
Village, thrown hatchets into a block of wood, or
dined on a delicious meal cooked in an iron skillet
over an open flame, but have you walked from the
historic site to the Cape Fear River?
There's a one-mile trail from the main house to the
river. So, pack some insect repellant and a water
bottle, and check out the river much like folks many
If a long walk isn't
for you, then Harmony Hall has guided tours by Ethan
DeBarge of the house and grounds available Sunday,
Aug. 10 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., or you can take a
self-guided tour of the 10 buildings in the village.
Harmony Hall, which was the
Revolutionary War-era home of Col. James Richardson,
accepts donations, but does not charge admission.
The plantation is located between
Tar Heel and White Oak. For directions, go to
more information, call Field Marshal Bobby Lewis at
(910) 874-4011 or visit Harmony Hall Plantation on
Also, Lewis urges all Backwoods
Militia officers and reenactment committee members
to attend a meeting Saturday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. at
Tory Hole Park in Elizabethtown about the
reenactment of the Battle of Elizabethtown, which is
scheduled Aug. 16-17 at the park.