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Fort Loudoun Day Living History Event
May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Come join us to celebrate Fort Loudoun Day. On May 18, 1756, Colonel George Washington wrote a letter to Lieutenant Colonel Adam Stephen requesting support from Captain Mercers, Captain Bells, and other Companies for 50 men skilled in masonry and carpentry to “carry on the work” of fort construction “with spirit and vigour”.
419 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, Virginia, the site of historic Fort Loudoun.
Flag Raising at 10:30
Sponsored by The French & Indian War Foundation and Colonel James Wood II chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Join us for a look back into Winchester’s history during the 1700’s via re-enactments, tours, and children’s activities. Meet George Mercers Company, Col James Wood, Sons of the American Revolution Color Guardsmen, and an Indian scout. Visit the Provincial and Ranger Camps to learn about the life of soldiers based at Fort Loudoun. Stanford Flintlock Rifle that is being raffled will be on display.
F&IW era books and merchandise for sale.
For more information visit https://fiwf.org.