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September 2022

“Candles on Post” living history program

September 23, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1-3 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will be having a living history program entitled Candles on Post. Various practices of using and making candles, essential to fort life will begin with a candle-making demonstration in the palisade kitchens while learning about the differences between candles made of beeswax and those made of tallow. Learn the importance of wick length for longer-burning candles. The…

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“Candles on Post” living history program

September 24, 10 a.m.3 p.m.
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One event on September 24, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Fort Gibson Historic Site, 907 North Garrison Avenue Fort Gibson, OK 74434

On Friday, September 23, and Saturday, September 24, from 10 a.m. to noon, and again from 1-3 p.m., the Fort Gibson Historic Site will be having a living history program entitled Candles on Post. Various practices of using and making candles, essential to fort life will begin with a candle-making demonstration in the palisade kitchens while learning about the differences between candles made of beeswax and those made of tallow. Learn the importance of wick length for longer-burning candles. The…

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