April 14, 2018

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama Historical Commission

FORT TOULOUSE/FORT JACKSON FRENCH & INDIAN WAR ENCAMPMENT

For Immediate Release
April 14, 2018

 
French & Indian War Encampment
Saturday, April 21, 9am – 4pm
Sunday, April 22, 9am - 2pm  
Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park, Wetumpka, Alabama


Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park and the Alabama Historical Commission are pleased to announce the annual French & Indian War Encampment taking place April 21-22, 2018, at Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park near Wetumpka, Alabama.

Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for school age children on Saturday and $2 for adults and $1 for children on Sunday.  The event takes place 9:00 am to 4:00 pm on Saturday and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm on Sunday.  

This special event focuses attention on the main protagonists of the French & Indian War - France, Britain and their American Indian allies.  Living history demonstrations of military, Indian, and civilian life will take place on Saturday and Sunday throughout the day.  Re-enactors will be dressed and equipped as they appeared in North America during the middle of the eighteenth century.

Refreshments will be sold by BSA Troop 50 and Venice Gelato on Saturday; however, there will be no refreshments available for purchase on Sunday so please bring food and drinks.

Find Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park on Facebook or visit ahc.alabama.gov.

For more information contact Ove Jensen at ove.jensenahc@gmail.com or 334-567-3002

Fort Toulouse-Fort Jackson Park, a historic property of the Alabama Historical Commission, is located at 2521 West Fort Toulouse Road, 2 miles west of U.S. Highway 231.

About the Alabama Historical Commission
Located in historic downtown Montgomery at 468 S. Perry Street, the Alabama Historical Commission is the state historic preservation agency for Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission to protect, preserve and interpret Alabama’s historic places. AHC works to accomplish its mission through two fields of endeavor: Preservation and promotion of state-owned historic sites as public attractions; and, statewide programs to assist people, groups, towns, and cities with local preservation activities. For a complete list of programs and properties owned and operated by the AHC, hours of operation, and admission fees please visit ahc.alabama.gov
 

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