1999 Event

     The 3rd annual "Fort Henry Days" 1999 event commemorates the 217th anniversary of the "last battle of the American Revolution" fought at Fort Henry in Wheeling, VA on September 11 - 13, 1782. This year's event will be held at Oglebay Park, Wheeling, WV, Labor Day weekend, September 4th & 5th and will feature a daily battle reenactment, a grand encampment and rebuilt Fort Henry stockade and blockhouse. See 18th Century artisans and craftsmen at work, tour British, Patriot and Native American encampments. Listen to historical speakers on the Fort Henry Story, Lewis Wetzel, Betty Zane and more. Tours of the rebuilt fort and grand encampment will be available to the public along with a candlelight evening program on Saturday evening. Admission is free to the public.

     Set up for reenactors and sutlers will begin Friday morning with a closed camp Friday evening. We will than open to the public at 10:00 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday. Reenactors can join us Sunday morning for a private tactical in the many wooded acres available at Oglebay Park. Also available at no charge, will be water, straw, restrooms and showers for all reenactors and sutlers.



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