LINCOLN, Neb. – Life at an 1820s military post will be depicted at Living History Weekend at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park on June 2-3.
Military and civilian activities will highlight the day, with many hands-on activities for the children. Visit with the soldiers, laundresses, coopers, blacksmiths, butter makers and others. Activities and demonstrations run from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day. Old Dominion Dance will display period-style dances three times on June 2.
Fort Atkinson, the first military post west of the Missouri River, is seven blocks east of U.S. Highway 75 near Fort Calhoun. A park entry permit is required for all vehicles entering the park and may be purchased at the park.
Contact the park for more information at 402-468-5611 or firstname.lastname@example.org.