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November 7, 2018

Contact: Omar Reed or David Fowler
Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 918-478-4088
oreed@okhistory.org
www.okhistory.org/fortgibson

Bake Day at Fort Gibson on November 10

FORT GIBSON, Okla. — Fort Gibson Historic Site will host Bake Day on Saturday, November 10, starting at 10 a.m. The smell of fresh bread and the taste of free samples will make history come to life. This living history presentation is an educational event that depicts one aspect of army life during and after the Civil War.

Head baker Rory Montgomery will explain the process of baking bread in an old stone oven while guests enjoy bread baking demonstrations. Visitors will have the opportunity to buy a coffee cup in the gift shop for $10—the bakers may have a warm beverage available to pour into it. Guests also can have their own favorite bread baked in the wood-fired oven at Fort Gibson.

Come experience Bake Day and view what this 87-acre historic site has to offer. 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 (SH-80) 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 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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