Cook Forest State Park to Host French and Indian War Encampment This Weekend

11012356_787889637991669_4064954444231548875_nCOOKSBURG, Pa. (EYT) – Cook Forest State Park will host the 2015 French and Indian War Encampment on June 13 and 14 at the Sawmill Center for the Arts.

(Photo captured by Mountain Man Photography.)

The two-day encampment will feature a series of living history events from the 18th century including woodland natives, cannon and musket firing, cooking, primitive skills, 18th century surgical techniques, blacksmithing, pottery, wood working, children’s games, live tactical engagements, and more.

Visitors are welcome to stop by each day during open hours to view over 150 British, Colonial, French, and Native American re-enactors as they portray lifestyles of the 18th century.

Open hours will be from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on June 13 and from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 14.

For more information and a complete schedule of events, visit

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