Declaration of Independence Reading at the Fort

History tells us it would have taken about three weeks for news of the signing of The Declaration of Independence to reach the outer edges of colonial expansion. Come out and hear the reading of one of the greatest documents ever written, second only to the United States Constitution. Regular admission applies. Reading of the Declaration of Independence occurs at 12:00 p.m. each day, July 22 – 26.

Learn about other activities and events at Prickett’s Fort at or call 304-363-3030.

Visitors and students of Prickett’s Fort historical arts activities should consider reserving overnight accommodations at Tygart Lake State Park.

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Event Details

  • Start Date: July 22 - 26, 2019
  • End Date: July 26, 2019

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