Point Pleasant, West Virginia: Reproduction Stockade Fort

A full size replica of Fort Randolph, a stockade fort from the 18th century. This one was built in 1974.
Address:
Lighthouse Lane, Point Pleasant, WV
Directions:
In Krodel Park. From downtown, turn east onto 6th St. Follow it a little over a mile, out of town. Turn left just past the small lake (look for signs for Krodel Park and Lighthouse Church). Follow the road to the fort, which is on the right.
Hours:
Open sporadically; call ahead. (Call to verify)
Phone:
304-675-7933
Admission:
Free
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Reproduction Stockade Fort

Fort Randolph is a full size reproduction of a stockade fort that was originally at the confluence of the Kanawha and Ohio Rivers. Now at Krodel Park, the fort is generally open on summer weekends, and occasionally has re-enactments. There are four or five buildings within the walls; most are open for viewing and have artifacts and displays inside. The blacksmith shop is interesting to see when demonstrations are taking place.

[signmanjoe, 02/04/2015]

Fort Randolph was where Chief Cornstalk was killed, which later placed a curse on Point Pleasant, supposedly.

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