Soldiers through the Ages

Sat May 27th, 2023 10 am to Sun May 28th, 2023 4 pm
Stroll through 400 years of military history. Special displays and demonstrations

Stroll through over 400 years of military history. Enjoy special displays and demonstrations, military vehicles, military rations, tentage, uniforms and equipment. 

Program Schedule:

10:30 a.m. Colors Ceremony

11:00 a.m. Five Centuries of Military Uniforms

11:30 a.m. Peas, Pease and MREs: Military Rations through the Ages

Noon Artillery Firing Demonstration

1:00 p.m. Military Music

1:30 p.m. Peas, Pease and MREs: Military Rations through the Ages

2:00 p.m. Women in the Military

3:00 p.m. Military Small Arms through the Ages

4:00 p.m. Musket Firing Demonstration


General Events Event

Hours of Operation

January through March, Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (Closed Monday-Thursday) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m

April 1- June 30, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

July and August, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

September 1 - October 15, Open Daily 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

October 16 - December 31, Open Wednesday through Sunday (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays) 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The fort will be open daily during Christmas week, December 26 - 31. 

Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. 


General Admission



Children (6 to 12 years) 


Children (5 and under):






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