May 11, 2016
Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site to Host Summer Events
FORT ABERCROMBIE - Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site will open on May 28 with summer hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.
On opening day, visitors can experience military training drills of 1862 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the 5th Minnesota Infantry Company D 1862 reenactment unit completes drills and training for the new recruits. Educational guided tours of the site will be available throughout the day.
Additional events planned for the summer include a Junior Soldiers program, a weekly Sunday History program, an Authors and Crafters Expo, a Kid’s Fishing Tournament, and a Hobby in the Lobby program. For information on upcoming programs visit history.nd.gov/events.
Fort Abercrombie is a state historical site managed by the State Historical Society of North Dakota. For more information, contact Fort Abercrombie State Historic Site Supervisor Lenny Krueger at 701.553.8513. Find out about additional upcoming educational programs sponsored by the State Historical Society of North Dakota at history.nd.gov or call 701.328.2666.
Contact: Lenny Krueger, 701.553.8513
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