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Re-Enactment Set for Fort Hartsuff SHP May 25-26

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Fremont Pathfinders re-enactors will portray life as soldiers at a 1870s infantry outpost on the Great Plains at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park on May 25-26.

The uniformed soldiers will occupy the Enlisted Men’s Barracks and go about their daily activities, and a blacksmith will be on duty. The buildings will be open from 8 a.m.-sunset each day. There also will be a quilt display at the Commanding Officer’s Quarters from noon-5 p.m. each day, and there will be a firing of the cannon at 10 p.m. on May 25.

Fort Hartsuff is located southeast of Burwell in Valley County. A park entry permit is required.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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