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19th-Century Music program by Preston Ware
June 29, 2019, 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.
Join us at Fort Towson Historic Site on Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m. for a special 19th-Century Music program. This educational demonstration and program will be provided by Preston Ware of the Oklahoma Historical Society. Ware will share the history and importance of music and musical instruments in the early, mid, and late 19th centuries. The program will feature a bit of historical background information and Ware will perform musical examples from instruments such as rhythm bones, jaw harp, jawbone, French harp, 1820s fiddle, cigar box fiddle, fretless banjo, bowl back mandolin, and early guitar. This will be a fun and educational day for children and adults alike! Please call 580-873-2634 for more information.