Museum in the Park-Chief Logan- Frontier Days

Title: Museum in the Park-Chief Logan- Frontier Days
Location: Chief Logan State Park, Logan, WV 25601
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Description: Museum in the Park at Chief Logan State Park will sponsor a Frontier Days Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8-9. Activities will take place from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., on Saturday and 1 p.m. – 6 p.m. on Sunday. The event is free and the public is invited to attend. Local and regional reenactors will create an encampment on the Museum\’s grounds and demonstrate different techniques used by settlers to survive and be comfortable in early American. Learn about candle dipping, needle crafts, blacksmithing and gunsmithing, leather working, horn and wood carving, flint knapping and making tools, sheep shearing, spinning wool, and various techniques for gathering, preparing and storing food. On Saturday, Henry Tucker recounts tales and stories of his ancestor William Tucker, an 18th-century frontier scout who fought at the Battle of Point Pleasant on Oct. 10, 1774. Sunday\’s presentation features Dan Cutler as the famous Shawnee Chief Cornstalk.

(304) 792-7229
Start Date: 2008-11-08
End Date: 2008-11-09