AAA Editor Notes
Fort Roberdeau, in Sinking Valley, 9 mi. n.e. via I-99 Bellwood exit 41 to jct. Kettle and Fort Roberdeau rds., includes a reconstruction of a Revolutionary War fort with barracks, officers' quarters, a powder magazine, a miner's cabin, a storehouse and lead smelter. Gen. Daniel Roberdeau built the original fort to supply ammunition for American forces 1778-80 and to protect local settlers during British and Native American raids. The 230-acre county park also features exhibits, an education center and four nature trails.
Tickets can be purchased at the Acorn Shop located in the barn.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.