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July 25, 2019

Contact: John Davis
Fort Towson Historic Site, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-873-2634

“Civil War Weapons and Artillery” Second Saturday Demo at Fort Towson

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — Fort Towson Historic Site will host its monthly Second Saturday Demo on August 10 at 1 p.m. This month’s topic will be “Civil War Weapons and Artillery.” Visitors will learn about the types of arms used by the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War.

For more information about the event, please call John Davis at 580-873-2634 or email jdavis@okhistory.org. Fort Towson Historic Site is located north of US 70 near Fort Towson. Hours of operation are Tuesday–Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fort 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 and its people. 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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