Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area A short drive from Johnson City, Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area marks the first permanent settlement outside the 13 colonies and the muster point for the Overmountain Men on their way to the Battle of King’s Mountain. The park features a reconstruction of Fort Watauga, a museum, and year-round interpretive programs. Contact: 1651 W Elk Ave, Elizabethton, TN 37643423-543-5808 View Gallery RELATED ATTRACTIONS Buffalo Mountain Park Yee-Haw Brewing White Duck Taco Taste Budz Southern Craft BBQ Petite Sweets PLACES TO STAY No posts found in this category. #FINDYOURJCPACE Don't settle for a one-size-fits-all expedition. Find your pace, share your journey, and connect with others.