Don't get lost:
Thank you to our primary funding supporters!
A special THANK YOU to
the Monongalia County (W.Va.) board of commissioners for
Our parent organization, the Dunkard Creek Watershed
Association, is accepting donations for Mason-Dixon 250 in
2017! All funds will go toward this historical event. Please
lend a hand to help us help you walk in the
footsteps of history!
MD 250 in 2017 is a FREE EVENT and is operating under
the umbrella of the Dunkard Creek Watershed Association, a
501(c)(3) organization, which means any donations are
tax-deductible. Checks also can be made out to DCWA with MD 250
in the memo field, and sent to Pete Zapadka, DCWA treasurer, 6
Mont Chateau Estates, Morgantown, WV 26508.
activities -- a celebration
of historic proportions!
It's history and more! Join us to
enjoy a quality arts and crafts
show, a colorful quilt show, music, food,
presentations, colonial and Native American
re-enactments and camps, and a chance to visit the
historic sites near the end of the Mason-Dixon
schedule of surveyors activities. It includes
instruction for young
people on Oct. 13 who may consider surveying as a
A variety of music at the park's
ampitheater will entertain all tastes! Print
Don't forget to visit the three log
cabins for a beautiful quilt show sponsored by the
Shop of Morgantown!
Activities will be held at the "stars" on
the map below:
To learn more, contact: Pete Zapadka
- Star 1: Family festival area! Parking,
music, arts and craft show, quilt
show, food, public star party, speakers and presentations.
- Star 2: Historical area featuring
re-enactors and encampments, surveyors.
- Star 3: Historical area surrounding the
Adirondack shelter constructed by members of the Warrior
- Star 4: Historical area at the site of
Mason and Dixon's final marker in 1767: "We set up a Post
marked Won the West Side and heaped around it Earth and
Stone three yards and a half diameter at the Bottom and five
feet High. The figure nearly conical." Today, an 1883
resurvey stone set by Cephas H. Sinclair sits on this spot.
- Golf carts will be available to shuttle visitors
Star 1 to Star 2 areas. Only foot transportation will be
open to the trails going to Brown's Hill and the historic