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Aug 16, 2014 - Aug 17, 2014
Sat 10 - 5, Sun 10 - 5
Transport yourself back to the year 1864 and explore Fort Snelling's Civil War history! In this special Civil War Sesquicentennial event, you can tour the fort and visit with costumed staff and reenactors who bring that pivotal year to life.Check out interactive learning stations throughout the fort to learn about life in the army and the home front during this pivotal year. Demonstrations include cannon and musket firings, Civil War-era medicine, period cooking, fife and drum music, an 1860s fashion show, and more!