Davies Manor has exhibit, writing competition

Davies Manor PlantationDon’t just watch the History Channel — live it.

“Tennessee on the Brink” at Davies Manor Plantation in Bartlett is a living history exhibit that will revolve around a small town near Memphis in late April to early May of 1861.

Go online to learn about the related student writing competition, which deadlines on May 16.

Davies Manor Plantation is just off exit 20 of I-40 with entrances at 9336 Davies Plantation Road or 3570 DaviesShire Drive in Bartlett.

Spectator admission is $8; a two-day pass is $12. Students are $5 with ID (students older than 18 must show an active ID). Children under 6 are admitted free. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 26 and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27. Re-enactment participation is by invitation only.

For more information, call John Spain at (731) 415-6563 or go online to daviesmanorplantation.org/.