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Virginia: America’s First Frontier

May 10 @ 9:00 AM - May 12 @ 3:00 PM EDT

By May of 1775, men, women, and children headed west, deep into the harsh wilderness. They followed the trace that led to a life of freedom. However, that freedom was overshadowed by hardships. The further onto the western fringe they traveled, the more important community became. Journey to Martin’s Station: Virginia’s final point of rest and resupply. Walk amongst merchants and tradesmen. Meet those individuals who traveled the trace and the indigenous peoples they encountered. Come and immerse yourself in America’s First Frontier.


Parking Fee: $10 per vehicle Friday & Saturday, $5 per vehicle on Sunday


May 10 @ 9:00 AM EDT
May 12 @ 3:00 PM EDT
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Event Genre
American Revolutionary War
Available At The Event
Military, Natives, Civilians, Food Vendors, Demos, Merchants, Entertainers, Blanket Traders
Years Portrayed at Event
Education Day Date/Time
5-10 9:00 am
Next Year's Date
May 9-11, 2025


Wilderness Road State Park
8051 Wilderness Rd.
Ewing, VA 24248 United States
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