Entries by Gretchen Cope

Blockhouse Open on Weekends

The Wilderness Road Blockhouse at Natural Tunnel State Park is now open from 2-4 pm every Friday and Saturday. Interpreters will be available to provide demonstrations, talks on the Blockhouse and history of the area, and hands-on activities.   *Please note that several factors can affect the programming being offered and can therefor vary from […]

Frontier Harvest Festival

  The Frontier Harvest Festival at the Wilderness Road Blockhouse will be held next Saturday October 28 at Natural Tunnel State Park in Duffield, VA. Period-dressed reenactors will be providing various demonstrations from 1-5pm all across the grounds of the Blockhouse. This is a free event! Don’t miss out!

Schedule of Events for the Frontier Muster and Trade Faire

Saturday, April 29 10:00 a.m.            SAR Wreath Laying Ceremony 10:30 a.m.            The Scots-Irish in Revolutionary America (Visitor Center) 11:00 a.m.            Horseback Riders Headed for Kentucky (Blockhouse Area) 11:30 a.m.            Tory-Patriot Skirmish (Blockhouse Area) 1:00 p.m.              Slave Narrative: Jane’s Story (Dog Trot by Blacksmith Shop) 1:30 p.m.              Cherokee Language Workshop (Micah Swimmer) 2:30 p.m.              Kids Militia […]