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May 12, 2023

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

Kids Can Learn About Photographing Nature at Fort Towson Historic Site

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — Nature photography will be the featured topic at the “Kids Make History” event at Fort Towson Historic Site on Saturday, May 20.

Fort Towson Historic Site staff, in partnership with the 4-H Youth Development for Pushmataha and Choctaw counties, will focus on the art of photographing nature. Attendees will first learn about various photography techniques. Then they will use their personal cameras or phone cameras to put those techniques to use.

The event begins at 1 p.m., and participants will need to arrive a few minutes early. It 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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