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Fort Henry Days 2012

August 26, 2012
Times Leader

September 2012 marks the 230th anniversary of Betty Zane's now famous run for the gunpowder - an act made legend in history books and novels. Full scale accounts memorialize her actions and those of 40 men and boys old enough to handle a rifle and some 60 women and children who defended Fort Henry for nearly three days against an organized and seasoned assault force of 260 Native American warriors and 40 elite Canadian British soldiers during what has come to be called the last battle of the American Revolution: The Battle of Fort Henry.

 
 

 

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