Oklahoma City, OK
For Immediate Release
Civil War Programs at the History Center
This Thursday and Saturday, the Oklahoma History Center is presenting two special programs on the Civil War. This year's event will help the History Center to kick of the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War.
On Thursday Dr. Stanly Adamiak, Military Historian and professor at the University of Central Oklahoma, well help the Oklahoma History Center kick of the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War for an evening lecture program. The lecture will look at the myth and reality of the causes of the war including the Missouri Compromise, Kansas-Nebraska Act, and John Brown's Raid. The museum will open at 6:00 p.m. and the program will begin at 7:00 p.m. The public is invited to this free special program.
Then on Saturday the History Center will present its 4th Annual Call to Arms, a military trail of honor. The gates open at 10:00 a.m. and programs run through 3:00 p.m. Admission to the event is just $10.00 per vehicle and includes museum admission.
This year soldiers and civilians from the American Revolution through WWII will bring the past to life for visitors of all ages. Numerous reenactors and learning stations will allow both children and adults to explore the soldiers of America's past. The program will run continuously throughout the day from 10:00 a.m. through 3:00 p.m. allowing visitors to arrive at any time.
Fort Sill Gun and Infantry Detachments from the Director of Museums and Military History, US Army Fires Center for Excellence will provide artillery firing demonstrations and infantry drill. Other period soldiers from the American Revolution, through WWII will fill the Red River Journey at the History Center.
For more information on these Civil War programs please contact Jason Harris by email at email@example.com or at 405-522-0785.