THE ARACOMA STORY
Logan County, West Virginia, lays claim to one of America's most romatic legends, the story of Princess Aracoma and British Soldier, Boling Baker. The story grew in Logan County around the authentic details of an incident in the history of the region more than 200 years ago. The story asserts that Princess Aracoma and a British Soldier, Boling Baker, moved into this valley sometime close to the year 1760 and lived in peace on the island (today's City of Logan) until 1780.
The Aracoma Story is set in the beautiful hills of Appalachia and is an eternal touching story of love and a dramatic account of the cultural fight for survival in a rapidly changing world. Audiences will experience love, laughter, family, tradition, gun fights, raids and living history. There's something for everyone in this show!
Based on historical facts and local legend, the drama unfolds as a wise old mountain man weaves the tragic tale of Aracoma, daughter of Shawnee Chief Cornstalk, and her ill-fated love for Boling Baker, a British soldier captured by her father. Be a witness to the rich dramatic history of this beautiful area and one of the most enduring legends of all time!