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Though you can’t rewrite history, you can have fun recreating it. This past weekend, re-enactors recreated Chief Cornstalk’s fateful visit to Fort Randolph in the fall of 1777, and the subsequent siege placed upon the fort in 1778 in which a war party of more than 200 Shawnee warriors formed a line stretching from the Ohio to the Kanawha rivers. The Siege at Fort Randolph is Mason County’s outdoor historical drama and brings re-enactors and visitors from neighboring states and beyond. Pictured are scenes from this weekend’s re-enactment at Krodel Park, which kicks off the summer season for the fort now open for educational tours about life in another time. The re-enactment revolves around a military siege intended to begin the return of land back to the Shawnee Nation and the circumstances leading to it. For information on events and when to visit Fort Randolph this summer, visit www.fortrandolph.org.


 
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