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11/07/17

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Contact: John Davis
Fort Towson Historic Site, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-873-2634
jdavis@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/sites/forttowson

Military Day at Fort Towson Historic Site on November 11

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — Fort Towson Historic Site will host Military Day on November 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will show the public the military aspects of the fort and teach visitors the historical importance of the fort. The sutler’s shop will be open for visitors to learn the importance of trade to both the civilians and soldiers at the fort. There will be demonstrations of military maneuvers, and the fort’s artillery piece will be fired several times throughout the day.

For more information about Military Day or hours and admission, please contact Fort Towson Historic Site at 580-873-2634 or visit www.okhistory.org/sites/forttowson.

For Towson Historic Site is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.

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