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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents 32nd Annual Fort Osage Fall Muster

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 18, 2018

 

Contact: Marshanna Hester

(816) 878-1930

mhester@jacksongov.org 

 

Jackson County Parks + Rec presents 32nd Annual Fort Osage Fall Muster


KANSAS CITY, Mo. –Fort Osage National Historic Landmark will come alive during the 32nd Annual Fall Muster on October 27 and 28, presented by Jackson County Parks + Rec and the 1st U.S. Infantry Living History Organization.


When: Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28

9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Where: Fort Osage National Historic Landmark

107 Osage Street, Sibley, MO 64088


Cost: Adults – $8 

Youth (5-13) – $4

Seniors (62 and older) – $4

Children 4 and under – Free


On-site Fred Goss – (816) 229-8980

Contact: Site Administrator, Historic Sites Division


More than 40 reenactors and living historians will recreate a full day of activity at the Fort from more than 200 years ago. Experiences include cannon firing, musket drill and firing, mounting of the guard and the issuing of the whiskey ration.


This annual event is nationally recognized as one of the most authentic interpretations of the period and draws participants from across the Midwest because of its historic and scenic location.


For additional information, visit www.makeyourdayhere.com/fortosage.


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.

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