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Fort Lowell Grand Re-Opening

December 2, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Fort Lowell Grand Re-Opening
Saturday, December 2
10 am-2 pm

After a long community effort, the Fort Lowell Museum will be re-opening Saturday, Dec. 2.  A FREE celebration for community members will be held from 10 am to 2 pm at the museum, located in Fort Lowell Park at 2900 N. Craycroft Rd.

Following this opening event, the museum will be open regularly on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9am – 2pm and admission will be $3/person.

ACTIVITIES AT THE RE-OPENING EVENT

**Performances by the Old Arizona Brass Band re-creators of the 4th Cavalry Regimental Band of Fort Lowell at 11 am and 1 pm.

**Re-enactor discussing Dr. Walter Reed, Fort Lowell’s most famous doctor

**Re-enactor portraying Louise Girard, the wife of Joseph Basil Girard, a post surgeon and prolific artist

**Tours of the hospital ruins presented by medical historians

**Tours led by archaeologist Homer Thiel of the Officer’s Quarters at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm

**Blacksmith demonstrations

**Interactive children’s activities
-Panning for items
-Throwing an atlatl
-Period toys and games

**Displays on:
-Job of the Fort Lowell Quartermaster
-1800s frontier Army
-Arizona’s Civil War history by the Tucson Civil War Roundtable

Details

Date:
December 2, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Presidio Museum
Phone
520-622-0594
Email
info@TucsonPresidio.com
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Venue

Fort Lowell Museum
2900 N. Craycroft Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712 United States
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