Trading Post on the Northwest Frontier

Event Dates:

07/22/2023 Saturday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
07/23/2023 Saturday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM; Sunday 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


Venue: The Old Fort

Address: 1201 Spy Run Ave, Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Admission: Unless specifically noted, all events are free. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Website: Visit Website

Contact: Historic Fort Wayne Inc.

Phone: (260) 437-2836

Colonial America

July 22 - July 23, 2023

Saturday: 10 am -5 pm

Sunday: 10 am - 4 pm

The East coast was in open revolt in the late 1770s. But what was happening on the frontier?  Take a trip to a trading post in what was called the “Northwest Territory” at the time.  Witness what it was like to live in a post garrisoned by troops of the Continental army.  Interact with civilians and merchants as they trade their wares, while the garrison keeps a close eye out for the British. Demonstrations will include military and civilian life, period cooking, artisans, and weapons.

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