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 EmpireWar for Empire
April 12-13

In Fort Dobbs’ largest event of the year, join soldiers, American Indians and civilians from the 18th Century as we look at the French and Indian War history of North Carolina through encampments, trades demonstrations and battle reenactments. 

School programming by reservation on Friday, April 11.

Admission Saturday and Sunday is $2 per person ages 5 and up.

Living History Weekend
June 14-15

Historic interpreters will present musket and cannon firing demonstrations as well as on-going demonstrations of 18th Century camp life. 

Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

Fall School Day
September 12

Hands-on school programming allows students the opportunity to visit various stations to learn about the culture of American-Indians, watch musket and cannon firing demonstrations, observe period tradesmen at work, and try their skill at typical games of the time.

By reservation only.

Living History Weekend
September 13-14

Historic Interpreters will present musket and cannon firing demonstrations as well as on-going demonstrations of 18th Century camp life.

Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

Military Timeline PosterMilitary Timeline
November 15-16

North Carolina has survived numerous invading military forces and sent tens of thousands of her sons and daughters off to war over the centuries.  Visit with Cherokee warriors, Johnny Reb and Billy Yank, WWII G.I.'s and grunts from Vietnam, among others, and learn how their uniforms, equipment, and experience have changed over hundreds of years.

Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 10am-3pm

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


Fort Dobbs special events and living history weekends are made possible by the generous support of Friends of Fort Dobbs, whose mission is to serve the mission of Fort Dobbs State Historic Site - "Preserve and interpret North Carolina's only French and Indian War fort site to all citizens and visitors."

 
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