Siege of Fort Randolph

Title: Siege of Fort Randolph
Location: Fort Randolph 994 Sand Hill Road, Point Pleasant, WV 25550
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Description: May 15-17, 2009 held at Fort Randolph in Krodel Park, Point Pleasant, WV May 15 from 9:00 am to

5:00 pm (school tours all day); May 16 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm; May 17 from 9:00 am to 2:00

pm. The ONLY siege drama will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, May 16. Admission Fee(s): Siege

prices: $3.00 for adults, free for children 5 and under* (all proceeds go toward keeping Fort

Randolph open to the public). Street parking, no fee.

Eighth annual historical reenactment and commemoration of the murder of Chief Cornstalk and the

ensuing Siege of 1778. The Siege of Fort Randolph is an outdoor drama that pulls the public

into the midst of living history. Spectators will see Indians besiege the Fort, militiamen

defend the Fort walls, and Virginia women & children assist the defenders inside the Fort. The

public will be able to imagine the feelings that led to the tragic murders. There will be

demonstrations of life skills all day in the Fort and the Indian Village. The gift shop is open

from 10am to 5pm. T-shirts featuring original artwork by Andrew Knez, Jr and refreshments are

available. Comfortable walking shoes and weather-appropriate clothing are suggested for this

outdoor drama. There are also shelters on site in Krodel Park for picnic lunches.

*Fees are subject to change.

Contact: Craig Hesson
Start Date: 2009-05-15
End Date: 2009-05-17