Fort Dobbs Historic Site re-enactors offer vision of the past

Posted at 6:41 AM on Oct 5, 2017


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On Saturday, October 14, visitors to Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will get a glimpse of the past. Re-enactors dressed as soldiers and settlers will gather at the site of the French and Indian War fort to recreate what every day was like there 260 years ago.

The event will feature musket and cannon firing demonstrations, open hearth cooking and military camp life. Reproductions of period items will be available for purchase.

The free program will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $2 donation is suggested.

About Fort Dobbs

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of Fort Dobbs and North Carolina’s role in the French and Indian War. It is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special events and living history weekends are offered throughout the year. It is part of the Division of N.C. State Historic Sites within the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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