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Battle Days

Sep 30, 2011 10:00AM - Oct 2, 2011 12:00AM

Battle Days Committee
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant, WEST VIRGINIA 25550
MASON County

Contact phone: 304-675-8844
Contact phone 2: 304-675-9726
Contact e-mail:
Latitude: 38.8445251
Longitude: -82.1370889

Commemoration and Memorial of the Battle of Point Pleasant which occurred October 10, 1774 at the "point" between Virginia militia and the Shawnee tribe led by Chief Cornstalk.  Features include an art show at Fort Randolph Terrace, a lantern tour with historical re-enactors at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park on Friday night and a Battle Days Parade on Saturday in downtown Point Pleasant.  The Mansion House at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park will be open for tours.

Schedule:  Oct. 7: School tours starting at 10:00 a.m. , Evening lantern tour,  Oct. 8: Battle Days Parade at 11:00 a.m., demonstrations, art show at Fort Randolph Terrace, Colonial Tea and Colonial Ball.  Oct. 9: Colonial Church Service, Battle of Point Pleasant Memorial Service at 2:00 p.m.

For parade entries contact the Mason County Tourism Center at 304-675-6788.  Sign-up for parade is not mandatory but appreciated.