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May 11, 2023

Contact: Calista Stephens
Fort Towson Historic Site, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 580-236-0537

Fort Towson Historic Site to Host Woodturning Demonstration

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — The Fort Towson Historic Site will host the Southeastern Oklahoma Woodturners on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

The craftsmen will demonstrate the process of turning pieces of wood into wonderful and often usable pieces of art, such as bowls and rolling pins. This is a come-and-go event that is included with paid admission to Fort Towson Historic Site.

For more information, call 580-236-0537 or email fttowson@history.ok.gov. The Fort Towson Historic Site is located at 896 N 4375 Rd. in Fort Towson.

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.


Editor’s Note: Photos of the Fort Towson Historic Site are available upon request.

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