18th-Century Market Fair at Fort Frederick State Park
April 26-29, 2012: Traveling back in time to an authentic 18th-century market fair. Historic Fort Frederick, an original stone fort built in 1756 during the French and Indian War. The aroma of campfire smoke fills the air. Hundreds of reenactors and sutlers (venders) selling 18th-century wares: paintings and prints, clothing, patterns, material, books, camp gear, muskets and acoutrements, hornware, fireplace and cooking hardware, lanterns, tinware, copperware, pottery. Folks dressed in colonial clothing: soldiers, longhunters, Native Americans, ladies, gentlemen, servants, traders, artisans, and children. Free entertainment for the kids. Food available. Hosted by the Friends of Fort Frederick State Park and Fort Frederick State Park.