Ft. Lancaster Western Frontier Days

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Name: Ft. Lancaster Western Frontier Days
Date: May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017
Event Description:
Western Frontier Days at Fort Lancaster are days of historical reenactment and living history displays. The grounds of Fort Lancaster will be filled with tents, stations and living history interpreters for visitors and students to learn from. The story of Fort Lancaster will come alive with soldiers, settlers, wagons and live animals. Visitors can meet the pioneers and soldiers and hear their stories of life on the Texas frontier. Visitors can also experience daily life through observing cooking demonstrations, soldier duties, livestock, adobe brick making and the U.S. Army Camel Corps.

This year's celebrations will highlight Armed Forces Day and the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Fort Lancaster.

Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property commemorates the remnants 
Fort Lancaster, an old U.S. Army Fort built to protect the road moving west during the 1850s - 1870s. The site contains the ruins of a once sizable military installation as well as an interpretive trail and a Visitor Center with exhibits and a gift shop.

View a printable flyer here!
Location:
Fort Lancaster State Historic Site
629 Fort Lancaster Road
Sheffield, TX 79781
Date/Time Information:
May 19 & 20, 2017
Contact Information:
Jefferson Spilman at 432-836-4391
Fees/Admission:
Free admission
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