October 1 & 2, 2022 Living History Events

Saturday, October 1
Day/Time Place Event
10:00 AM The Troop (Roll call, inspection, raise colours, and morning gun, flagpole)
10:00 AM ongoing Archeological dig, west side of barracks.
Archeology Dig at Fort Atkinson
10:15 AM Flagpole Prepare for Inspection
11:00 AM Council House "The Role of Native American Stories"
12:00 PM Flagpole Assembly, Noon Gun
12:05 PM Dinner Call (Peas upon a trencher)
12:00 PM South Gate Pressing Apples for Cider
1:15 PM Near North Gate Cutting grass 1820’s style
1:45 PM Near Garden Building a haystack
2:15 PM Camp Recovery platform Winnowing
4:00 PM The Retreat (Roll call, Inspection, Evening gun, flagpole) Flag is lowered; Call in sentries--cease all challenging. End of public hours.
Sunday, October 2
Day/Time Place Event
10:00 AM The Troop (Roll call, inspection, raise colours, and morning gun, flagpole)
10:00 AM ongoing Archeological dig, west side of barracks.
Archeology Dig at Fort Atkinson
12:00 PM Flagpole Assembly, Noon Gun
12:05 PM Dinner Call (Peas upon a trencher)
12:00 PM North East Wall Log Hewing
1:15 PM Near North Gate Cutting grass 1820’s style
1:45 PM Near Garden Building a haystack
2:15 PM Camp Recovery platform Winnowing
4:00 PM The Retreat (Roll call, Inspection, Evening gun, flagpole) Flag is lowered; Call in sentries--cease all challenging. End of public hours.

Ongoing: spinners, weavers, trader’s cabin, blacksmith/tinsmith, cooper

Gun will be fired at 10, noon & 4:00 (at least).

Take a Video Tour of Fort Atkinson

Footage courtesy of Clay Massa

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Ongoing: spinners, weavers, trader’s cabin, blacksmith/tinsmith, cooper

Gun will be fired at 10, noon & 4:00 (at least).

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Gun will be fired at 10, noon & 4:00 (at least).

Food vendor by south parking lot

On-going: encampments from the Rev. War to current.

Military vehicles on display from Iron Soldiers of the Great Plains.

Ft. Atkinson is located in Ft. Calhoun, NE. A valid Nebraska Park Sticker is required to be on-site.

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