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February 15, 2018

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

Living History Event at Fort Towson Historic Site

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — On Thursday, March 8, Fort Towson Historic Site will host a Living History Event for school groups and the public. This interesting and entertaining day for teachers, students and history enthusiasts will include reenactors portraying soldiers, storekeepers and trappers showing their uniforms, weapons and lifestyles.

Participants will travel through different camps where reenactors will conduct demonstrations of their particular living history time period. Teachers must accompany student groups, and it is strongly recommended that there be one adult for every eight students. Reservations are required for groups and individuals. There is no charge for this opportunity to learn about Oklahoma’s history.

For more information about the event or to make reservations, 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, Okla. 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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