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Fort Laurens

11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
(330) 874-2059

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July 2017

Sons of the American Revolution Ceremony

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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Free

Join Sons of the American Revolution chapters from around the country for a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Patriot at Fort Laurens on Saturday, July 29. This ceremony will include a keynote address, a color and honor guard, and a wreath laying. It is free and open to the public to attend.

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August 2017

Centennial Community Celebration

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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Free

Commemorate 100 years of Fort Laurens as a state memorial with this community celebration! Throughout the day, enjoy tours of the museum and grounds, speakers in the auditorium, nature and history walks along the towpath and much more. Families are welcome to participate in canal boat races, colonial kids games and crafts, as well as a Dressed for Battle timeline where visitors can interact with soldiers from American conflicts from the Revolutionary War through World War 1. As a way…

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October 2017

Archaeology Day

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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$5 - $7

Did you know that October is Ohio Archaeology Month? Celebrate with Fort Laurens on Saturday, October 14 and explore local and Ohio Archaeology. Learn secrets of the trade from archaeologist who have worked on sites around the state, listen to stories of archaeology done at Fort Laurens, learn how to use some of the tools of the craft. Visitors are welcome to participate in a mock archaeology dig and can take home any treasures that they find. The program is…

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Fort Laurens Ghost Tours

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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Tour the dark grounds by lantern light and listen to the haunting tales of the ghosts of Fort Laurens. American and British soldiers haunt the grounds, looking for lost souls like them. Tours begin at 7:30 pm and leave the museum every 15 minutes. Space is limited on these tours, and they fill up fast! To make a reservation, call (330) 874-205, or email fortlaurens@gmail.com.

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Fort Laurens Ghost Tours

October 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 21, 2017 at 7:30pm

Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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Tour the dark grounds by lantern light and listen to the haunting tales of the ghosts of Fort Laurens. American and British soldiers haunt the grounds, looking for lost souls like them. Tours begin at 7:30 pm and leave the museum every 15 minutes. Space is limited on these tours, and they fill up fast! To make a reservation, call (330) 874-205, or email fortlaurens@gmail.com.

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November 2017

Veterans Day Ceremony

November 12 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fort Laurens, 11067 Fort Laurens RD NW
Bolivar, OH 44612 United States
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Join Fort Laurens Museum as we honor the sacrifices of veteran, both past and present, in this intimate wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Patriot. The program includes an honor and color guard, a keynote speaker, and the wreath laying ceremony. Immediately following the ceremony, a lunch provided by Marcia and Martin Zawacky on behalf of the Friends of Fort Laurens will occur. This event is free and open to the public.

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