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Formed in 1848, Putnam County was named after General Israel Putnam, a Revolutionary War hero.  Much of the land here was surveyed by George Washington and while we remain very proud of our rich history, we also are a progressive county with much to offer our visitors.

Civil War Reenactment Weekend
March 27-29, 2009
Held at Valley Park, Hurricane.  Reenactors will commemorate the skirmish at Hurricane Bridge and the Scary Creek skirmish.  Crafts, Sutlers, Storytelling, Night Firing, Parade Drills, Ladies Tea, Historical Lantern Tour and Military Dance.  Contact Linda Bush or Helen Shinn (304)-562-0518, Putnam County Visitors Bureau.
 
 Lodging and local information is available on this site.
May
BUFFALO HERITAGE DAY
May 15-16, 2009

Re-enactors portray the living history of the town and have a recruiting camp, drills, flag raising ceremony, craft demonstrations, and attend church services as the soldiers of 1861 did.
September
LIVING HISTORY TRAIL
23-25 Student Days
26-27 Public Days

Sponsored by Mary Ingles Trail Association with cooperation from Putnam County Parks and Visitors Bureau.   Living history trail commemorates the capture, captivity and escape of Mary Draper Ingles in 1755 and life of the Frontier from 1755 to 1783.
November/December
ARTS & CRAFTS
Local artisans display their wares at several different towns throughout Putnam County during this festive time of year...just in time for holiday gift giving!

Yuletide in the Park - Visit Valley Park in Hurricane for this unique and old fashioned celebration.  Animated displays, horse drawn wagon rides, caroling.  Santa visits and lots of activities for all ages to enjoy.  Contact Linda Bush, Putnam County Visitors Bureau 304-562-0518.


Click here for the Putnam County Calendar of Events

For more information on exact dates and locations, please call (304) 562-0518 Monday through Friday.
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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