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Pioneers Heading West (Heritage Demonstrations)
October 2, 2020 @ 1:01 am - October 4, 2020 @ 1:01 am
“Pioneers Heading West” is a historical heritage demonstration for three days from 11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This three-day demonstration will include a re-enactment of early 1800s pioneers heading west for new hope in the wild frontier.
Re-enactors on the island will be illustrating period activities such as cooking, candle making, tailoring and storytelling. Visit the island and observe a piece of American history free of charge once on the Island.
Purchase sternwheeler tickets for transportation to the island at Point Park, Parkersburg, WV, or at the Blennerhassett Museum located at 137 Juliana Street, Parkersburg, WV. Sternwheeler fees: $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for children age 3-12.
The Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History is open Tuesday – Sunday. Hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. through September 7, 2020, and from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. September 8 – December 21, 2020.