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Living History – Focusing on the War of 1812 and the Connection to the Fort

When:
June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
2018-06-02T10:00:00-05:00
2018-06-02T16:45:00-05:00
Where:
Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
201 S. 7th Street
Fort Calhoun
NE 68023
Contact:
ngpc.fort.atkinson@nebraska.gov
402-468-5611

Join us at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park on June 2-3 for Living History – Focusing on the War of 1812 and the Connection to the Fort.

“The War of 1812” display from Archives of Ontario, Toronto, Canada will arrive the middle of April and remain on loan to Ft. Atkinson until October 2018.

Display “War on the Sea: The Naval War of 1812” from the Naval Museum in Washington D.C.

Both displays at the Visitor Center (Canada’s and Navy’s).

Honoring the veterans from the War of 1812 at the Monument to the Deceased.

Over 30 known men participated in the War of 1812 and were stationed at Ft. Atkinson

All names will be read with a salute.

A display book of the military records of over 30 will be compiled and put in the Visitor Center. Records will be obtained from the National Archives.

A Park Entry Permit is required.