Fort Loudoun Day in Winchester

History lovers are invited to Fort Loudoun Day today in Winchester.

Guests and participants will meet at the original site of the Fort on N Loudoun Street.

The Day encampment will feature tents and flys, displays, demonstrations, and drills from 10 am – 4:30 pm.

There will not be a tactical battle but some live shooting will occur.

The French and Indian War Day Encampment welcomes the George Mercer Company of the Virginia regiment, Rutherford’s Rangers, and Massaw Howard, an author and amateur archaeologist who will discuss his books and Native American artifacts.

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News Maker Tony Elar on a French and Indian War Foundation fundraiser

The French and Indian war foundation will attempt to refurbish Fort Loudoun in Winchester.

The foundation will need to raise funds to accomplish this major project.

We spoke to the foundation’s Marketing and Managing Director Tony Elar in our latest news maker.

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Tony told us of a birthday celebration for George Washington on Feb. 22.

We tell you about it now because there is a limited number of tickets available for the event.

Tony tells us what to expect at the event.

Click here for Tony’s interview.

If you would like to find out more about the foundation their events and tickets for the 22 click here.

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