July 4, 2009
For the four years of the Civil War, Fort D protected the city of Cape Girardeau from attack. Now the old fort will come to life once more.
WHO: The Turner Brigade (Civil War re-enactors) and friends from the Civil War Roundtable of Cape Girardeau.
WHAT: Re-enactors will demonstrate life in a Civil War fort during the time of the American Civil War including:
-Civil War camp life.
-Infantry drill and rifle loading and firing.
-Artillery drill and firing.
-Hands-on drill experience for visitors.
WHERE: Fort D Historic Site is an original earthworks fort dating from 1861. It is located off of Sprigg Street, four blocks south of MO Rte 74.
WHEN: Saturday, July 4th, 9:00 A.M. -- 3:00 P.M.
COST: None, admission is FREE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau at 335-1631 or 800-777-0068.