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Frontier Muster and Trade Faire

Natural Tunnel State Park
1420 Natural Tunnel Pkwy., Duffield, VA 24244
Phone: 276-940-2674   Email Address: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/natural-tunnel
Frontier Muster and Trade Faire
Date: 04/28/2018
Time: 10:00 a.m.   To  5:00 p.m.
Location: Blockhouse
Description: Frontier Muster and Trade Faire will celebrate the end of a long, harsh winter and the renewal of hope that comes with the arrival of spring on the Southwestern Virginia frontier in 1775. Visitors will have the opportunity to learn about and observe the skills that were necessary for day-to-day survival in the last half of the 18th century on the frontier. The spinning and weaving of wool and the processing of raw flax into linen will be demonstrated all day, along with open fire pit cooking, soap making, blacksmithing, tanning animal hides, and all day visits to the Wilderness Road Blockhouse. The Scott County Horse Association will provide a period horse race Saturday. Later Saturday afternoon there will be a Frontier Fundraiser Auction for the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association. On Sunday, join members of the Association for a Frontier Worship Service followed by a social. This program is provided by the Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail Association. For a schedule of events log onto http://www.danielboonetrail.com. Parking for Saturday is $4 per vehicle.
Extra Event Fee: No
Children Allowed: Yes