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May 19, 2023

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

Jelly and Jam Canning Workshop Planned at Fort Towson Historic Site

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — Fort Towson Historic Site will host a jelly and jam canning workshop on Saturday, May 27 from 1-4 p.m. The instructor is Kris Bailey, family and consumer sciences educator with the OSU Extension office in Choctaw County.

Bailey will teach participants how to safely preserve jelly and jam while getting hands-on experience with the process. She will show the class how to make a quick batch of grape jelly and strawberry jam, which each person will get to take home.

The cost of the workshop is $10 per person. The class is limited to ten people. The workshop is for anyone eight or older. You can reserve your spot ahead of time and pay with exact cash or a check at the workshop. Checks can be made out to Choctaw County Extension.

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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