FORTDOBBS

 
 

Interpretive Tours Daily
Tuesday-Saturday
9:00 - 5:00

French & Indian War Commemoration 250 Years

 

LIVING HISTORY SPECIAL EVENTS

"We drove down from Ohio to meet our friends from Florida who drove up for the weekend.
This is a beautiful location. Are you doing this again next year?" — Great Wagon Festival Visitor

"I've been waiting for this weekend for months!" — War for Empire Visitor


2014 FORT DOBBS EVENT SCHEDULE

Fort Dobbs War for Empire

Winter on the Western Frontier
December 13

Historic interpreters will present musket and cannon firing demonstrations as they explain how soldiers fared in the winter.

10am-4pm

 

 

 


Living History Weekend
February 28 to March 1

Join us on the 255th anniversary of the  attack on Fort Dobbs.  Musket and cannon firing demonstrations each day with an evening program at 6:30pm Saturday.

War for Empire
April 18-19

Fort Dobbs’ largest event of the year, featuring battle re-enactments, sutlers and encampments.

A special school day will be offered on Friday, April 17 for which advance reservations are required.

Living History Weekend
June 6 -7

Daily garrison life will be interpreted, including musket and cannon firing demonstrations.

18th Century Fair
September 26 and 27

Celebrate the arrival of fall as merchants, soldiers, craftsmen and American Indians of North Carolina’s frontier gather at Fort Dobbs to highlight a wide range of 18th Century life.

A special school day will be offered on Friday, September 25 for which advance reservations are required.

Military Timeline
November 14-15

Learn about more than 300 years of NC military history through camp displays and weapons firing demonstrations.

Living History Day — Winter on the Western Frontier
December 12

Daily garrison life will be interpreted, including musket and cannon firing demonstrations, with an emphasis on life in winter quarters.


Special events and living history weekends are made possible by the generosity of the Friends of Fort Dobbs, who support the mission of Fort Dobbs State Historic Site — “To preserve and interpret the history of Fort Dobbs and North Carolina's role in the French and Indian War."

 
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Fort Dobbs • 438 Fort Dobbs Road • Statesville, NC 28625 • 704-873-5882

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