Share Siege of Fort Randolph
May 18, 2012 — May 20, 2012
Point Pleasant, Mason
In May of 1778, a war party of over 200 Shawnee warriors appeared at Fort Randolph. Unable to entice the men from the fort, the Indians rose from their hiding places to form a line stretching from the Ohio to the Kanawha Rivers, thus placing Fort Randolph under siege.
Welcome Native and Euro 18th century enthusiasts to the tenth annual Siege of Fort Randolph encampment and reenactment at Krodel Park in Point Pleasant, WV. The main event features the re-enactment of Chief Cornstalk’s fateful visit to Fort Randolph in the fall of 1777, and the subsequent siege placed upon the fort in May of 1778. The drama and battle will take place on Saturday, May 19th at 2pm ONLY.