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Ostenaco – History Alive!

August 8, 2020 @ 1:01 am

During the French and Indian War, Ostenaco was a leader of Cherokee warriors who allied with Virginia military leaders against northern tribes fighting with the French. His leadership provided a vital alliance for the British colonial settlements in much of present West Virginia. Ostenaco’s influence contributed significantly to the expansion of English-speaking people into Western Virginia. Ostenaco is portrayed by Doug Wood of Hurricane, WV.

This program will be at the Community Building at 1:00 p.m. Program lasts about one hour. Family-friendly. Questions and conversation. Open to the public at no cost.

Ostenaco presentation is a History Alive! program made possible by the West Virginia Humanities Council and West Virginia State Park system.

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Date:
August 8, 2020
Time:
1:01 am