Third Fort D Days set for this weekend

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Civil War re-enactors will set up camp at Fort D, the historic Civil War earthworks fort dating back to 1861, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. The fort is on Locust Street, off Sprigg Street, in Cape Girardeau, four blocks south of Highway 74. Activities include infantry and artillery drills, a merchant tent, a children's company drill, woodworking displays and interactive displays from the Ladies' Union Aid Society. Admission is free.

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