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Blackstone Raid XXIX (29) & Investiture of Cunedda and Alana II

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - April 26 @ 12:00 pm

Hosted By: The Barony of Blackstone Mountain
Royal Progress: king queen
Wheelchair Accessible service animals onlypets allowed

Additional Notes on Wheelchair Accessibility: All buildings have wheelchair accessible ramps, showers & bathrooms. Per link, ADA compliant listed below

Additional Notes on Alcohol Policy: All alcoholic beverages must be in period containers. This is a damp site. Please clean up after yourself. Remember the motto, leave the site cleaner than you found it.

Additional Notes on Pet Policy: See Blackstone Raid website for additional info on pets.

Additional Notes on Flames: See Raid website for additional info.

Additional Notes on Weapons: See Raid website for additional info.

As the investiture of a new Baron and Baroness of the Barony of Blackstone Mountain takes place, the Dragon Armies believe this is the opportunity for which they have been waiting. Calling all citizens and allies of Aethelmearc, your Barony of Blackstone Mountain is in need of your expertise. For twenty-eight years we have fought side-by-side as armies have come to raid our precious Blackstones. This year, they come for LAND!!!

Blackstone Raid 29 will open its gates at 5pm on April 23rd and close at 12 noon on April 26th.

Camp Sheppard 4-H Camp
78 Camp Sheppard Lane
Gandeeville, WV 25243

Baron Cunedda Kell
Kenneth Stamper
78 Rhein Drive
Charleston, WV 25306
304-549-6408 – Cell

Pre-registration will open on January 18, 2020 and will close on April 11, 2020. Pre-registration for bunks or cabins must be paid within 14 days or they will be released. Send Pre-registrations to:

Misty Rouse
THL Odette d’Arques
990 Old Point Road
St. Albans, WV 25177
Make checks or money orders payable to: SCA-WV Inc. Barony of Blackstone Mountain

Pre-registration (January 18-April 11)
Adult (non-member): $20
Adult (member): $15
Youth 7-17: $5
0-6: $0
Family Cap: $50 (nonmembers) $40 (members)
Bunk: $10 (while they last)
Full Cabin Rental (approx. 30 beds): $425 (while they last)

After April 11 and on-site:
Adult (non-member): $25
Adult (member): $20
Youth 7-17: $5
0-6: $0
Family Cap: $60 (nonmembers) $50 (members)
Bunk: $10 (if available)

Tent camping available at no charge.

Driving Directions:
From the North/NE
Best Route to I-79S
Take exit 19 towards US-1119/Clendenin
Turn left onto US-119N (16 miles)
Turn right onto Camp Sheppard Lane
From the South
Best route to Charleston, WV
Continue on I-79S (19 miles)
Turn left onto US-119N (16 miles)
Turn right onto Camp Sheppard Lane
From the West/NW
Take best route to I-77 exit 138 for US-33E/WV-62 Ripley, WV
Continue straight onto West Main Street (26 miles)
Turn right onto US-119S/Black Walnut Avenue (9.9 miles)
Turn left onto Camp Sheppard Lane
Off Site Lodging:
LaQuinta Inn and Suites by Wyndham
Elkview-Charleston, WV (26 miles from site)
$89/night (request SCA Member Rates)

Country Road House and Berries
7 Kittyhawk Drive
Clendenin, WV
Call for rates

The Arnott House
103 Locust Avenue
Spencer, WV 25276
Call for rates. They have military discounts also available

Spencer also has the following amenities:
Greenleaf Market
Tractor Supply Company
Various gas stations
Tudor’s Biscuit World
Taco Bell
Dairy Queen
The Subway Pizza

Please see Blackstone Raid Website for additional information.


April 23 @ 5:00 pm
April 26 @ 12:00 pm
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Baron Cunedda Kell
(304) 549-6408


Camp Sheppard
78 Camp Sheppard Lane
Gandeeville, WV 25243 United States
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