Entries by Gretchen Cope

Frontier Harvest Festival – Charlie Brown

Our friend Charlie Brown will have his longhunter camp set up at the Harvest Festival and will be ready to demonstrate essential frontier survival skills such as hide tanning and leather work.   Make sure you come by the Wilderness Road Blockhouse on Saturday, October 24 from 1-5 to see Charlie as well as several […]

Frontier Cooking Workshop Today – FREE Program

Jean Hood will be conducting a Frontier Cooking Workshop at the Wilderness Road Blockhouse from 12-4 today. The program is free of charge and open to the public. Jean will be preparing three sisters stew and fry bread. Come on out and learn about what kinds of food would have been eaten on the frontier […]

Photography workshop with Diane Watts Copas

As part of the Mountains of Music cultural events schedule, The Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association will be sponsoring a photography “Trail Talk” on Saturday, June 20, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. entitled “How to Get the Most Out of Your Digital Camera.” This hands-on workshop will be held at the Blockhouse Visitor Center […]

Mountains of Music Homecoming

In conjunction with the Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming the Anderson Blockhouse will be open to visitors on the following dates and times: June 12th from 10-1pm June 13th from 2-4pm June 14th from 2-4pm June 15th from 10-4pm June 16th from 10-4pm June 17th from 10-4pm June 18th from 10-4pm June 19th from […]

The Virginia Project

The Friends of Wilderness Road State Park are selling raffle tickets for various handmade accouterments with proceeds to go toward the construction of a Native American Camp at the park. For those of you interested in purchasing tickets you can do so at The Wilderness Road State Park Visitor Center.

The Anderson Blockhouse

  The Anderson Blockhouse will be open to visitors on Saturdays and Sundays from 2-4pm beginning in May as well as for special events. Stop by and learn about the Anderson Family and the Blockhouse and the roll it played on the Frontier. Also discover what life was like on the Frontier in the late […]