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Posted on: June 4, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents Court Martial at Fort Osage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 4, 2018

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 


KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jackson County Parks + Rec’s Fort Osage National Historic Landmark will host the re-creation of an 1810 military court martial on Saturday, June 16. Guests will meet a member of the 1st U.S. Infantry, who has been charged with an offense, and have a front row seat to experience the trial to determine the man’s guilt or innocence.


What: 1810 Military Court Martial


When: Saturday, June 16

11:00 a.m. – Noon


Where: Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

107 Osage Street, Sibley, MO 64088


Cost: Exhibition is included with $8 adult admission fee

$4 admission fee for youth and seniors


On-site Fred Goss – (816) 650-3278, ext. 2

Contact: Fort Osage Site Administrator, Historic Sites Division


Some guests may be chosen to serve on a board of inquiry to decide the type of military discipline if the soldier is found guilty. At the inquiry’s completion, the board and other visitors will learn about the many types of physical or mental discipline that the U.S. military administered to enlisted men and officers at the Fort at that time.


About Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

The Fort Osage National Historic Landmark is owned and operated by Jackson County Parks + Rec, the third-largest county parks system in the country on 22,000 acres. Located on the banks of the scenic Missouri River, services at the site include a museum, year-round living history programs, historic cemetery, curriculum-based education programs for elementary through middle school students, meeting space and a gift store.


Visit MakeYourDayHere.com/FortOsage for additional information.

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