Frontier Life Recreated at Fort Dobbs

 “Frontier Life Recreated”
Statesville

The demands of life for soldiers and civilians in the 1750s will be on view at the “Frontier Life Recreated” program at Fort Dobbs State Historic Site Saturday, Sept. 29. Re-enactors dressed as soldiers and settlers will demonstrate what daily life was like at the French and Indian War site 260 years ago.

           

Musket and cannon firing demonstrations, open hearth cooking and the order of a military garrison will be on display. Visitors will see the progress of the fort reconstruction as work begins on the third story.

 

The free program will run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $2 donation is suggested. For additional information, please call (704) 873-5882.

 

About Fort Dobbs

Fort Dobbs State Historic Site’s mission is to preserve and interpret the history of Fort Dobbs and North Carolina’s role in the French and Indian War. It is open Tuesday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Special events and living history weekends are offered throughout the year. It is part of the Division of N.C. State Historic Sites within the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources.

 

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