May 12, 2022
Leather Footwear Living History Demonstration at Fort Gibson Historic Site
FORT GIBSON, Okla. — On May 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fort Gibson Historic Site will hold a living history demonstration to show visitors how leather footwear was made in the 19th century. Staff members will also show examples of other leather goods that were gathered through trade at the site.
This program is free with paid admission, which can be purchased at the commissary located at 907 N. Garrison Ave. or at the office located within the palisade grounds. Please call 918-478-4088 for more information. Fort Gibson Historic Site is a National Historic Landmark.
Fort Gibson 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.