Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher
Fort Fisher, NE Bastion. Frank Vizetelly (National Geographic)

Saturday, July 9, 2016

Fort Fisher Has Summer Activities for the Kids-- Part 1: Attention Junior Reserves!!

Not only are there lectures for adults and tours of the fort, but al;so there are weekly activities geared toward the kids.

JULY 2:  "School of the Soldier"  Kids will learn the manual of arms, loading a musket in nine stages and life of the soldier doing garrison duty like at Fort Fisher.

JULY 9:  "The Whole garrison's Gone to Gardening"  Kids will learn how the garrison fed themselves and fought off diseases.  They will be able to take home their own potted plant.

JULY 16:  "Archaeology at Fort Fisher"  Kids will explore the for's history by the archaeological record on local land and waterway.  Maritime archaeologists from the North Carolina Underwater Archaeology Unit will be on hand to talk.

--Old B-Runner

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