Declaration of Independence
July 25-31 at
History tells us
it would have taken about three weeks for news of the signing of
The Declaration of Independence to reach the outer edges of
colonial expansion. Come out and hear the reading of one of the
greatest documents ever written, second only to the United States
Constitution. Regular admission applies.
FREE OUTDOOR CONCERT
August 1 at 7:00pm
Come join us for an evening of entertainment
by the country music group, Black Horse on Friday, August 1
Black Horse was
founded by John Natale and Ken Homerosky. They set out to develop
a band concentrating solely on the classics of Country Music. They
are sincerely passionate about the history of this style of music
and work diligently at its authenticity and of course, its
Too many wonderful
songs are virtually ignored by mainstream country radio today and
they have vowed to take a different path. There are plenty of great
bands that play the recent hits of the day, but Black Horse draws
upon the vast catalog of treasured classics, including music from
the legends of country music…Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard, Buck Owens,
George Jones and of course, the honky tonk master, Hank Williams Sr.
connecting with some wonderful musicians, Chuck Dyke, Jon Smorada
and Mark Keen, Black Horse was complete and soon would become a hard
working fair and festival band, pleasing audiences throughout
Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia.
the bands’ first appearance at the world famous Wheeling Jamboree,
they were invited to be regular cast members, a truly incredible
honor. They all have vast experience in other bands over the years,
but Black Horse is particularly rewarding. Nothing pleases them more
than to be out there singing and playing the songs they love most,
and having an appreciative audience singing right along to those
awesome “Legendary Country Classics”.
The 2014 concert series is
provided free of charge through the generous support of the Marion
County Commission, the City of Pleasant Valley and
the Town of White Hall . The
Pricketts Fort Memorial Foundation appreciates this
ongoing support of the performing arts and the
promotion of tourism events in our community. For more information
contact (304) 363-3030.
T. Barnes Iron Collection is now showing throughout the year at
the Pricketts Fort Visitor Center.
Boonesborough State Park. Come out and see this unique collection
of ironwork. Items in the collection date from 1660-1860, and
includes items used in daily living in early America.