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Fort Towson Historic Site

HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735
580-873-2634
www.okhistory.org/forttowson

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March 2019

Living History Event

March 7
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Fort Towson will host a living history event on Thursday, March 7, 2019. Educational stations will include reenactors portraying time periods from the fort's beginning in 1824 through the 1860s. Participants can expect to see soldiers in full gear and civilians who dealt with the soldiers at the fort. The reenactors will teach students about the uniforms, weapons, and lifestyles of soldiers, trappers, storekeepers, and other people around the region who were connected to the fort. Visitors will move from…

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“Spring Gardening” Second Saturday Demo

March 9, 1 p.m.3 p.m.
Fort Towson Historic Site, HC 63, Box 1580 Fort Towson, OK 74735

Visit Fort Towson Historic Site on Saturday, March 9, from 1 to 3 p.m. for the “Spring Gardening” Second Saturday Demo. This educational event will feature historical information about the three main gardens at Fort Towson from 1824 to 1854: the officer's garden, hospital garden, and the company garden. Attendees will learn why certain fruits and vegetables were chosen and how they were grown without the use of commercial chemicals. The educational garden also will be planted at this time…

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