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School of the Civil War Soldier

May 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

“The Fort Historic site grounds remain open 9am to 5pm daily.  We expect to open the Fort interior and the Observatory to the public on May 1st although the Covid-19 epidemic precautions may change plans.  We encourage visitors to get out, get some exercise (walk the dogs on a leash) and enjoy a visit to Fort Knox safely. Please do not visit if feeling ill, wash hands and practice social distancing. The Friends of Fort Knox wish wellness to you and your families as we get through these hard times. Call 207-469-6553 or email info@fortknoxmaine.com for information.” Information taken from https://www.fortknoxmaine.com Visit for more information

Visitors walk among members from the 20th Maine Infantry Company B and 15th Regiment Alabama Volunteer Infantry, Company A in a period accurate encampment as they conduct training in marching, Manual of Arms drills and firing rifles and cannons as well as civilian activities. The 20th Maine and 15th Alabama soldiers return in July to join the 3rd Maine Infantry and 6th Maine Artillery for the week long Fort Knox Civil War Living History Days. Interested in joining with a living history unit and becoming a soldier? Contact FoFK to learn how to enlist and train during the School of the Civil War Soldier.


May 16, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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