- Two men accused of selling meth to undercover cop (6/22/17)
- Cape man stabbed in head, arm after strip-club incident; skull fractured, police say (6/25/17)3
- Police: Man grabbed wheel, tried to kill driver and himself in Jackson crash (6/23/17)
- Jackson scores high in survey of residents; better streets, Aldi are high priorities (6/20/17)4
- Marble Hill mayor hires city manager without board approval (6/21/17)4
- Annual SEMO District Fair event lineup announced (6/23/17)1
- Oran town board fired officer before hiring him as police chief; city officials say they can't remember reason for firing (6/25/17)2
- Two charged in theft of jewelry from Cape storage facility (6/23/17)1
- Playing with fire (6/25/17)
- Judge denies request to revoke sheriff's bond (6/25/17)3
Fourth at the Fort - Living History
Fourth at the Fort!
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.