2019 School Days at Fort Foster
Make a date with your class for School Days at Fort Foster on February 6-8, 2019 at Fort Foster State Historic Site in Thonotosassa, Florida. This “Back in Time” living history program, “School Days at Fort Foster”, is held on the three days preceding the Fort Foster Rendezvous, and features the military, Seminoles and civilians along with a variety of craft demonstrations. This event offers a special time for students to enjoy a first person history lesson, take a ranger-led tour of a Florida frontiers fort, and interact with period-dress, Seminole natives. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise and refreshments is available to your students.
NOTE: This event is also listed with Mountain Man Rendezvous as it precedes the Fort Foster Rendezvous that follows the next two days after “School Days at Fort Foster.”
Fees: Student admission for this special event is a $2 donation to Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society per student. There is no charge for teachers and chaperones.
Repeats every day 3 times .
Wednesday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fort Foster Contact Info:
Ranger Station: (813) 987-6771
Additional Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
All school groups, sutlers, vendors, and demonstrators, must register by January 25th. Please see the “Additional Information” tab for registration forms.
The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of Fowler Avenue and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills.
Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next School Days at Fort Foster in January at Fort Foster State Historic Site in Thonotosassa, Florida, the day before the Fort Foster Rendezous.
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