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Fort Frederick to host French and Indian War anniversary event

January 24, 2013

BIG POOL — The French, the British and Woodland Indian Nations will return to Maryland to recreate the French & Indian War.

A reenactment will be presented at Fort Frederick State Park on the weekend of Friday, July 26, through Sunday, July  28.

During the event a time and place will be set aside to meet a historical character. Meet a "Molly," a military engineer, a seamstress, a surgeon, a French officer, a wood wright, an artillerist, a wampum maker and many more characters.

This Maryland 250th Anniversary of the French & Indian War celebrates the end of the war. The event will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Parking is free. A service fee will be charged.

Fort Frederick is off Interstate 70, Exit 12 at Md. 56 near Big Pool.

For more information, go to www.dnr.maryland.gov/public lands/western/fortfrederick.asp

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