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Gabriel Arthur – History Alive at Blackwater Falls

July 20, 2018 @ 9:01 pm

See history come alive at Blackwater Falls State Park! Did you know Gabriel Arthur is believed to be the first European to enter the Kanawha River Valley and Ohio River Valley in southern West Virginia? The story of his encounters with native inhabitants is full of inter-tribal political intrigue, near-death experiences and divine deliverance. Hear a story you have never heard before, and one you will likely not soon forget.

Program starts at 8 p.m. Free and open to the public at the Blackwater Falls Nature Center. Doug Wood portrays Gabriel Arthur. This event is part of the West Virginia Humanities Council’s History Alive! program.



July 20, 2018
9:01 pm