• Labor Day Weekend activities at the Fort Scott National Historic Site

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    Name: Labor Day Weekend activities at the Fort Scott National Historic Site
    Date: September 1, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 4:15 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Explore the Labors that Created Fort Scott this Labor Day Weekend 
    Fort Scott Kan. – Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2, 2019, Fort Scott National Historic Site will take you on an exploration of the Labors leading to the creation of the “Crack Post on the Frontier”. Labor Day weekend activities include Native American dancing, artillery demonstrations, small arms drills, living history demonstrations and a variety of interpretive programs. All programs are free.

    Saturday, August 31st

    10:00 am - Artillery Demonstration
    11:00 am - Guided Tour of the Fort      
    12:00 pm - American Indian Dancing
    1:00 pm - Artillery Demonstration
    2:00 pm - Artillery Demonstration
    3:00 pm - American Indian Dancing
    4:00 pm - Flag Retreat

    Sunday, September 1st

    11:00 am - Guided Tour
    12:00 pm - Building the Crack Post of the Frontier-Interpretive Program
    1:00 pm - Artillery Demonstration
    2:00 pm - Small Arms Weapons Drill
    3:00 pm - Artillery Demonstration
    4:00 pm - Flag Retreat

    Monday, September 2

    11:00 am - Guided Tour of the Fort
    12:00 pm - Building the Crack Post of the Frontier-Interpretive Program
    1:00 pm - Soapsuds Row-Laundress Program
    2:00 pm - Securing the Perimeter –Guardhouse Program
    3:00 pm - Construction Tour of Fort Scott
    4:00 pm - Flag Retreat

    All programs are free and open to the public. The site exhibit areas and visitor center are open daily from 8 am -5 pm daily. The park grounds are open daily from ½ hour before sunrise until ½ hour after sunset. To find out more or become involved in activities at the Fort, please contact the park at 620-223-0310.
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