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Fort Atkinson Living History

June 4 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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One event on June 5, 2022 at 10:00 am

Travel 200 years back in time and experience living history weekend at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park!


On Saturday at 11 a.m., Suzanne Gucciardo will present on the diseases of Ft. Atkinson in 1822 and the cures.

Visitors will have the opportunity to walk along with “Lt. Gabriel Field and visitor Rev. Salmon Giddings” to learn about the Fort on Saturday at 1 p.m. and Sunday at 11 a.m.

From 12-3 p.m., the public will have the opportunity to “interpret” a sick soldier and follow the path from the surgeon’s office to find out his fate.  Interested volunteers should enter at the west gate for directions.

Ongoing are demonstrations on military and civilian life of the 1820s throughout the park.


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 or (402) 468-5611.



June 4
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Fort Atkinson State Historical Park
201 S 7th St.
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
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(402) 468-5611
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