Fort Randolph hosts special event

Last updated: May 28. 2014 5:40PM - 986 Views
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POINT PLEASANT —The Brigade of the American Revolution will be conducting a re-enactment of soldier life during the American Revolution at Fort Randolph Saturday and Sunday, June 6-7.

The event will run from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The demonstrations of soldier life will include: musket firings, drilling, and uniform inspections. Other presentations will include: rifle and muskets, linear infantry tactics, artillery with canon firings and clothing of the period. The ladies of the Brigade will be demonstrating laundry and sewing techniques of the period.

The Brigade of the American Revolution is an international, non-profit organization dedicated to portraying the life and time of those soldiers who took part in the American Revolution.

There will be an entrance fee of $3 for adults over the age of 16 and $1 for children between 10 and 16. Children younger than 10 will be admitted free. All proceeds go to the Friends of Fort Randolph to maintain the fort.

Fort Randolph is located in Krodel Park just east of Point Pleasant.

For more information, contact Craig Hesson, chesson1774@suddenlink.net or 304-674-2141.

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