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Fort Atkinson Living History

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Experience living history weekend at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park!

Visitors will be able to glimpse the activities that would have taken place at this 1820’s era outpost. Trades such as blacksmithing, carpentry, coopering, tin smithing, and more will be demonstrated throughout both days. Period crafts will also be highlighted: spinning, weaving, and quilting.

Volunteers interpret 1820’s military and civilian life from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

At 11 a.m. in the Visitor Center, special guest speaker Nolan Johnson, will present on “Archeology of Nebraska.”

A valid Nebraska Park Entry Permit is required for all vehicles to enter the park and can be purchased at the site. A per person fee is required at the Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center of $2 per adult and $1 per child. For more information, please contact the park at ngpc.fort.atkinson@nebraska.gov or (402) 468-5611.

Details

Date:
August 1
Time:
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Venue

Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
201 S 7th St.
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
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Phone:
(402) 468-5611
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Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system's 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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