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Fort Seward encampment: Cannon fired, cooking demonstrated

September 10, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Commands were shouted at Fort Seward Saturday more than 130 years after this site was an active military post during the American Indian wars.
Worm, sponge, load, ram, prick, prime and fire then a thunderous boom from a replica 12-pound Mountain Howitzer cannon. Continue Reading

Wagon Train ready to roll

June 25, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun

Anticipation ran high Sunday afternoon at Fort Seward, as participants in the 43rd annual Fort Seward Wagon Train gathered to register for their 79-mile journey. Continue Reading

Flag and pole will rise again at Fort Seward

June 18, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun

Old Glory is expected to wave in the wind again at Fort Seward sometime this summer after a series of repairs sidelined one of Jamestown’s most recognizable landmarks.
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Fort Seward encampment reenacts history

September 20, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun

More than a dozen art students from Seoul, South Korea, got the opportunity to check out a slice of military life in the 1870s Saturday at Fort Seward. Continue Reading