Overmountain Victory Trail significance shared with Elkin High School students


Elkin High School students help carry flags as they are escorted back to class along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Courtesy of Dawn Osborne

Lauren Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, left, and Doug Mitchell fire Revolutionary War era weapons on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday for Elkin High School students.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

R.G. Absher leads a dance for Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School students dance a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Doug Mitchell shares information on Revolutionary War era tools and essentials on the Overmountain Victory Trail with Elkin High School students Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Chris Ray, left, and Gordon Myers lead Elkin High School students in march formations on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Danny Crouse, left, and Leanne Mitchell assist Elkin High School students in signing up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School English students in April Swarey's class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

R.G. Absher leads Elkin High School English students in Revolutionary War era songs Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Katey Swaim adds wood to the small fire at the live history demonstration set up Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Mary Bohlen, right, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the live history demonstration.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, left, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the importance of the trail to American history.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Gordon Myers, left, and R.G. Absher play music along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, Doug Mitchell, Chris Ray and Lauren Osborne lead Elkin High School English students past Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church Friday along the Overmountain Victory Trail to a live history demonstration.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Dancers do a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Doug Mitchell, left, Taylor Osborne, Lauren Osborne and Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Lauren Osborne fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.


Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.

R.G. Absher leads a dance for Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.

Elkin High School students dance a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.

Doug Mitchell shares information on Revolutionary War era tools and essentials on the Overmountain Victory Trail with Elkin High School students Friday.

Chris Ray, left, and Gordon Myers lead Elkin High School students in march formations on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.

Danny Crouse, left, and Leanne Mitchell assist Elkin High School students in signing up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.

Elkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.

R.G. Absher leads Elkin High School English students in Revolutionary War era songs Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.

Katey Swaim adds wood to the small fire at the live history demonstration set up Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.

Mary Bohlen, right, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the live history demonstration.

Taylor Osborne, left, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the importance of the trail to American history.

Taylor Osborne, Doug Mitchell, Chris Ray and Lauren Osborne lead Elkin High School English students past Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church Friday along the Overmountain Victory Trail to a live history demonstration.

Doug Mitchell, left, Taylor Osborne, Lauren Osborne and Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.

Elkin High School students help carry flags as they are escorted back to class along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_ovta-formatted.jpgElkin High School students help carry flags as they are escorted back to class along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.Courtesy of Dawn Osborne

Lauren Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-1-formatted.jpgLauren Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, left, and Doug Mitchell fire Revolutionary War era weapons on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday for Elkin High School students.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-2-formatted.jpgTaylor Osborne, left, and Doug Mitchell fire Revolutionary War era weapons on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday for Elkin High School students.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-3-formatted.jpgTaylor Osborne demonstrates how a Revolutionary War era weapon operates to Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail south of Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

R.G. Absher leads a dance for Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-4-formatted.jpgR.G. Absher leads a dance for Elkin High School students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School students dance a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-5-formatted.jpgElkin High School students dance a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Doug Mitchell shares information on Revolutionary War era tools and essentials on the Overmountain Victory Trail with Elkin High School students Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-6-formatted.jpgDoug Mitchell shares information on Revolutionary War era tools and essentials on the Overmountain Victory Trail with Elkin High School students Friday. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Chris Ray, left, and Gordon Myers lead Elkin High School students in march formations on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-7-formatted.jpgChris Ray, left, and Gordon Myers lead Elkin High School students in march formations on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Danny Crouse, left, and Leanne Mitchell assist Elkin High School students in signing up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-8-formatted.jpgDanny Crouse, left, and Leanne Mitchell assist Elkin High School students in signing up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-9-formatted.jpgElkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Elkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-10-formatted.jpgElkin High School English students in April Swarey’s class sign up as Tories or Whigs on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

R.G. Absher leads Elkin High School English students in Revolutionary War era songs Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-11-formatted.jpgR.G. Absher leads Elkin High School English students in Revolutionary War era songs Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Katey Swaim adds wood to the small fire at the live history demonstration set up Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-12-formatted.jpgKatey Swaim adds wood to the small fire at the live history demonstration set up Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Mary Bohlen, right, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the live history demonstration.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-13-formatted.jpgMary Bohlen, right, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the live history demonstration. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, left, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the importance of the trail to American history.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-14-formatted.jpgTaylor Osborne, left, talks to Elkin High School English students Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail about the importance of the trail to American history. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Gordon Myers, left, and R.G. Absher play music along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-15-formatted.jpgGordon Myers, left, and R.G. Absher play music along the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Taylor Osborne, Doug Mitchell, Chris Ray and Lauren Osborne lead Elkin High School English students past Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church Friday along the Overmountain Victory Trail to a live history demonstration.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-16-formatted.jpgTaylor Osborne, Doug Mitchell, Chris Ray and Lauren Osborne lead Elkin High School English students past Galloway Memorial Episcopal Church Friday along the Overmountain Victory Trail to a live history demonstration. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Dancers do a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-17-formatted.jpgDancers do a reel on the Overmountain Victory Trail Friday.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Doug Mitchell, left, Taylor Osborne, Lauren Osborne and Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-18-formatted.jpgDoug Mitchell, left, Taylor Osborne, Lauren Osborne and Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students. Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Chris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-19-formatted.jpgChris Ray fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune

Lauren Osborne fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.
https://www.elkintribune.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/web1_OVTA-20-formatted.jpgLauren Osborne fires a Revolutionary War era weapon Friday on the Overmountain Victory Trail for Elkin High School students.Wendy Byerly Wood | The Tribune
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