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Living History Weekend at Fort Atkinson
August 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
One event on August 7, 2022 at 10:00 am
Join us for Living History Weekend at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park, August 6th and 7th!
10:00 A.M. Troop Call
10:15-3 P.M. Dutch oven cooking demonstration (Near bake oven)
10:30 Church call (Sunday only, School Room in the north barrack)
11:00-3:00 Free pony rides (Saturday only, west of Council House)
11:00 “Demonstration of Winnebago Drumming” (Saturday only, Camp Recovery platform by cabin)
11:00 “Talking to a fur trader and friend of Jim Bridger” (Sunday only, Trappers Cabin)
12:00 Assembly; Noon gun (Parade Ground)
1:00 “Warrior of the People” presentation by Dr. Joe Starita (Sunday only, Council House)
1:00 “Talking to a fur trader and friend of Jim Bridger” (Saturday only, Trappers Cabin)
2:30 “Pay Day” (Parade Ground)
3:00 Dutch oven cooking ending
3:30 Whiskey rations (Parade Ground)
4:30 The Retreat (Roll call, Inspection, Evening gun)
Flag is lowered, Call in sentries—cease all challenging. End of public hours.
On-going: Military activity, mountain man camp, laundresses, blacksmith, tinsmith, spinning/weaving, bake oven, cooper, and more!
Gun will be fired at 10, noon & 4:30 p.m.