“James Harrod: The Battle for Kentucky” Theater Performance Returns to Old Fort Harrod State Park in July
HARRODSBURG, Ky. (July 6, 2023) – Old Fort Harrod State Park and Friends of Fort Harrod will present season nine of “James Harrod: The Battle for Kentucky” in July at Old Fort Harrod State Park.
This outdoor theatrical performance is a historical play that tells the story of the founding of Kentucky’s oldest town. Every year, the play changes as new directors and actors join and put their own spin on the roles. The show features action, comedy, danger, heartbreak and triumph. Audiences of all ages are welcome but should note that there will be loud gunfire and moments of violence that may be unsuitable for some.
Performances will take place at 8 p.m. July 13-15, 20-22 and 27-29. Tickets cost $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and $8 for children and may be purchased at the amphitheater box office beginning at 7 p.m. the day of the show. To purchase seats in advance, call 859-734-3314. The amphitheater is located at 100 South College Street in Harrodsburg.
Old Fort Harrod State Park features a full-scale replica of the fort built by James Harrod in 1774. Cabins and blockhouses are furnished with handmade utensils, furniture, crude tools and implements used by the pioneers. The park complex also features the historic Mansion Museum, George Rogers Clark Federal Monument, Lincoln Marriage Temple and the oldest cemetery west of the Alleghenies.
For additional information, visit parks.ky.gov/harrodsburg/events/events/james-harrod-battle-kentucky.