– The Point Pleasant Registry
POINT PLEASANT – Fort Randolph will once again host Freedom Day activities to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 2.
There will be guided and self-paced tours of the fort from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. At 1 p.m. there will be a reading of the Declaration of Independence by costumed re-enactors as well as rebuttals by “the native contingent and those loyal to the crown.”
From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. there will be activities for children in the tavern. All ages are welcome, but the activities will be aimed at children from 3 to 6 years old.
Fort Randolph will also be open for self-guided tours on weekends from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. until September 5.
Admission to the event will be free.
Future events at Fort Randolph will include the Mothman Festival on Saturday, September 17; Folklore and Fear Storytelling on October 22 and Christmas on the Frontier on December 3.
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A re-enactor raises the flag at Liberty Fest in 2021.
A reenactor gives a speech as a Native American.
Luke Blain is an editor for Ohio Valley Publishing.