Augusta County Militia at Prickett’s Fort

The Augusta County Militia explores the life and times of early Appalachian pioneer Joseph Doddridge. Demonstrations of several crafts based on Doddridge’s writings, as well as conducting militia operations are part of the two-day event. A militia muster, inspection, and the dispatching of scouts and spies will be discussed and demonstrated throughout the weekend. Learn about this early pioneer at https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/1938.

For other activities and events at Prickett’s Fort State Park, visit www.prickettsfort.org or call 304-363-3030. Visitors of Prickett’s Fort historical arts activities should consider reserving overnight accommodations at Tygart Lake State Park.

Event Details

  • Start Date: October 2 - 3, 2021
  • End Date: October 3, 2021

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