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Winter on the Frontier

Living historians portray a detachment of English loyal soldiers and civilians headed to Virginia's western frontier during the French & Indian War
Calendar   Washington’s Backyard Artisan Trail
Location Sky Meadows State Park
Date Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 10:00am - 4:00pm
Duration   6 hours
Cost $5 parking fee
Additional Info Link http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/park-events-list?srchloc=SK&eventtype=all&BDate=02/07/2018&E
Event Contact Email skymeadows@dcr.virginia.gov

As settlers established roots in the Crooked Run Valley in 1757, Colonel George Washington’s Virginia Regiment constructed Fort Loudoun in Winchester to defend Virginia’s western frontier during the French & Indian War. Join living historians as they portray a detachment of soldiers and civilians passing through the valley on their way to join the regiment, demonstrating musket drills, hearth cooking and life on the frontier in the 1750’s.

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