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Living History Weekend at Fort Atkinson

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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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!

Activity Schedule

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.

 

Details

Date:
August 6
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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