West Virginia - March - November
Nov. 14-16, 2014 - 18th-century Encampment and 1756 Thanksgiving
Dinner, Prickett's Fort, Fairmont, WV, 304-363-3030 or 800-CALL-WVA,
www.prickettsfort.org. Advanced registration required for food planning; Kye
Jarosz, 724 265-5208, 412-877-8945, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ryan
Benek, 814-382-9706, email@example.com. Camp fee $30. Setup
starts Thursday morning. Cabins in fort available first-come, first-served
Friday morning (but fires are not allowed). Turkey and stuffing provided, but
help with cooking encouraged. Provide a covered dish for the dinner.
Children's games, music, possible round robin. Location: Exit 139 off I-79.
Address: 88 State Park Entrance Road, Fairmont, WV.
Feb. 21-23, 2014 - Muzzleloading and Accoutrements Trade Show,
Prickett's Fort, Prickett's Fort State Park, Fairmont, W.Va. Contact
Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation, www.prickettsfort.org, 304-363-3030.
Open 1-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
Admission $3. Location: Prickett's Fort State Park is 2 miles off I-79 at exit
139 in Fairmont, W.Va.
April 3-6, 2014 - School of the Longhunter, Prickett's Fort, 88 State
Park Entrance Road, Fairmont, WV. Contact 304-363-3030 or 800-CALL-
WVA, www.prickettsfort.org. Weekend of instruction exploring the role of early
frontiersmen on the American frontier. Space limited. Registration required.
Members $54, non-members $60, at the door $65, campers $20, visitors
$10. Encampment, informational sessions and activities, demonstrations, a
fort feast, contests, a benefit auction, music. Address: 88 State Park
Entrance Road, Fairmont, WV. Location: Exit 139 off I-79.
May 7-10, 2014 - Rendezvous on the River, Blennerhassett Island
Historical State Park, Parkersburg, W.Va., Wood County. Contact (304)
420-4800, (800) CALL WVA, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.
blennerhassettislandstatepark.com. Early 19th-century encampment on
Blennerhassett Island. Location: Ohio River, with ferry to island. Address:
137 Juliana St., Parkersburg, W.Va.
May 16-18, 2014 - Siege of Fort Randolph, Krodel Park, Point Pleasant,
W.Va. Contact Craig Hesson, 304-675-7933, email@example.com,
www.fortrandolph.org/index_files/siege.htm. Juried Native and Euro 18th-
century event. See website for registration form. Early set-up Thursday.
Friday school day. Friday evening reenactor seminar. Drama and battle 2 p.
m. Saturday of Chief Cornstalk's visit to Fort Randolph in fall 1777, and the
subsequent siege placed in May 1778. Saturday demonstrations, fort feast,
fundraiser auction and tavern entertainment. Sunday trek among the hills.
Donations to auction appreciated, as well as items to loan for use during the
drama. See website for more information. Address: 1994 Sandhill Road,
Point Pleasant, W.Va.
items are provided free.
They won't be included in
listings (to save space).
Primitive attire required
rendezvous rules apply
Camp will remain primitive
24 hours a day from
beginning to end
Potable drinking water is
Hooters (port-a-potties or
other) are provided
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roundball and open
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