1. Wilderness Road State Park
8051 Wilderness Rd Trail, Ewing, VA 24248
• Powder Horns, Tomahawks and Rifle Gun Accouterments of the Virginia Frontiersman
When: May 14, 2022. Seminar held at 4:45 p.m. in the Visitor’s Center theatre
Join renowned expert Wallace Gusler for an in depth look into long rifle culture of colonial Virginia. Explore the powder horns, tomahawks and rifle accouterments of the legendary frontiersmen of the 18th century.
• Virginia: America’s First Frontier
When: May 13 – 15, 2022. Friday 9AM – 5PM. Saturday 10AM – 5PM. Sunday 10AM . – 3PM.
Cost: $10 per vehicle Friday and Saturday. $4 per vehicle on Sunday.
By May of 1775, men, women, and children were heading west, deep into the harsh wilderness. They follow a trace that leads them to a life of freedom. However, that freedom is often overshadowed by hardships, the likes of which many have never known. The further onto the western fringe they travel, the more important community becomes. Journey to Joseph Martin’s station, Virginia’s final point of rest and resupply, and walk amongst merchants and tradesmen. Meet those individuals who traveled the trace and the indigenous peoples they encountered along their journey. Come and immerse yourself in Virginia: America’s First Frontier.