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August 29, 2018

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

Fort Towson to Host Seed Preservation Demonstration

FORT TOWSON, Okla. — Fort Towson Historic Site will host a demonstration entitled “Saving Your Seeds” on Saturday, September 8, from 1 to 3 p.m. This presentation is a part of the fort’s Second Saturday Demo series.

“Saving your Seeds” will teach participants how to harvest seeds in the fall to be used for spring planting, different preservation methods and the storage of seed for planting using 1840s technology. Visitors also will learn techniques for putting in a fall garden. Most of the demonstration will take place inside the air-conditioned museum, and heirloom seed packets will be given away.

For more information about the event, 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. 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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