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March 23, 2015

Contact: Omar Reed
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-478-4088

Bake Day at Fort Gibson

Fort Gibson, Okla. — Fort Gibson Historic Site will partner with the Friends of Fort Gibson for Bake Day on Saturday, March 28, at 10 a.m. The aroma of fresh baked bread will fill the air on Garrison Hill as Fort Gibson staff and volunteers bring a bake house to life. This living history presentation is a fundraiser and educational event that depicts one aspect of army life after the Civil War. Rory Montgomery will explain the process of baking bread in an old wood-fired stone oven. Guests can enjoy bread baking demonstrations and sample the finished product. Visitors can also bring their own bread to bake in the oven at Fort Gibson. For more information please call 918-478-4088 or email fortgibson@okhistory.org.

Fort Gibson, a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society, is located at 907 North Garrison in the town of Fort Gibson. 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 31 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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