WFCCVB

Winchester-Frederick County Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Event

Date:
Sat, May. 20 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Where:
Winchester, Virginia
Category:
May 2017

Description

Historic Fort Loudoun Day

Join us at the French and Indian War site of Fort Loudoun
 
Learn about George Washington's Ft. Loudoun, at the site of the original 1758 Fort. Interpreters will tell about the history of the fort, the people who settled the Shenandoah Valley and how they lived.
Living history participants are scheduled to appear for your questions.

Schedule:
10:00 to 3:00* Tours every half hour
12:00 Raise the British Flag
Demonstrations throughout the day.
*Tours of the grounds led by Historian & Author Norman Baker

Drill and Interpretation of French & Indian War Soldiers by Tony Elar of Capt. George Mercer’s Company of the Virginia Regiment.
Display of Frontier (Kentucky) Long Rifles

Living History Interpreters Expected to be Present:
Mercer’s Company of the Virginia Regiment
Colonel James Wood’s Color Guard
George Washington’s Geographers
Backwoodsman Raleigh Boaze
French Royal Artillery Unit
French Marine du Contrecouer (c. 1756)
Books on subjects related to period history will be for sale at the event.

Free Admission, Rain or Shine

Take the cell phone tour of Fort Loudoun by calling: (703) 574-6110.

For further information visit: www.fiwf.org

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Venue

Location:
Fort Loudoun
Street:
419 North Loudoun St
ZIP:
22601
City:
Winchester
State:
Virginia