2021 Chestnut Festival BACK ON THE SCHEDULE! Last Update: 08/26/2021
SUNDAY 10 OCTOBER 2021
Interesting topics about the American Chestnut Tree are presented during the scientific program.
Enjoy a delicious dinner, see the crowning, listen to our keynote speaker, place a bid in the silent auction all with entertainment at the Gala Banquet.
Stroll through he park and visit vendors, displays, taste some roasted chestnuts and enjoy the scenic view of the Cheat River.
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Chestnuts roasting on an open fire.......
Enjoy while you walk in the park and take some home.
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Preston School winners since 2015
“There has been a legend passed down the century about a grand tree in Appalachia, where the canopy was so dense that it was said a squirrel could make its way from Georgia to Maine without ever touching the ground..."
The West Virginia Chestnut Festival celebrates the effort to restore the great American Chestnut Tree