Fort Frederick State Park to Host “For the Defence of this Province” Program
Everyone Can Join the Action Oct 12-13
Fort Frederick State Park welcomes visitors this weekend to experience military life during the French and Indian War with the men and women of the Maryland Provincial Companies of Foot.
Highlights of the event include cannon firing demonstrations, musket firing presentations, hearth cooking, military drills, and a special children’s drill demonstrating an 18th century military exercise. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Parking will be available at the visitors center and next to Captain Wort’s Sutler Shop near the fort. There is a service charge of $3 per car for Maryland residents and $5 per car for non-Maryland residents for this event.