Thursday, July 03, 2008

See the July 4th Salute to veterans in Cherokee North Carolina

The Unto These Hills drama will honor fallen heroes in special presentation this July 4th with some of the proceeds of the ticket helping the family of NC State Trooper Shawn Blanton who was tragically killed in the line of duty this year.

The salute to veterans will start at 7:00 pm and will include a special presentation recognizing our nation's veterans and local warriors by Lewis Harding, retired United States Air Force and Chairman of the Cherokee Historical Association Board of Trustees. After the presentation the "Unto These Hills" show choir will perform a musical tribute.

See the July 4th Salute to veterans in Cherokee North Carolina

The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians fought bravely in both world wars, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. Since the First World War more than 47,000 Cherokee have served their country in times of war. Cherokee Civilians have helped as well during times of war by manufacturing war supplies and the purchase of war bonds.

Unto These Hills drama

Young and old will love the Unto These Hills drama about the history of Cherokee people which then starts a 7:00 pm. This outdoor drama has been seen and loved by the millions who have seen this spectacular outdoor drama that has been running continuously for 59 years!

The Unto These Hills drama runs only during the summer months Monday through Saturday starting this year in June and ending on August 30th. There is always a preshow at 7pm and the main even begins at 7:30 pm.

Reserved seating is only $20 for adults and $10 for youth. For General Admission adults tickets are $18 and for children from 6 -13 the price is $8. Children under 5 admitted free with a paying adult.

Special discounts for Unto These Hills are available for groups and you can get a 20% discount of you purchase ticket packages to two or more events and attractions. Call (800)438-1601 for further discount information.

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