Home School Day at Fort Dobbs set for June 28

Posted at 11:32 PM on Jun 17, 2019

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Fort Dobbs State Historic Site will host a special day of programming for home educators on Friday, June 28. The French and Indian War site will come to life as costumed interpreters engage students in demonstrations of life on the frontier in the 1750s, including musket firings, period music, open fire cooking, wood working, and much more.

Visitors will also be able to see progress on the reconstructed fort, which will open this fall.

The program will run 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A $6 per student fee applies -- adults are free. Pre-registration is requested by contacting scott.douglas@ncdcr.gov or (704) 873-5882. Fort Dobbs is within the Division of State Historic Sites in the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

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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