Fort Mitchell to hold Pioneer Day April 13

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Opelika Observer

Fort Mitchell, a national historic landmark, will hold its annual Pioneer Day on April 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m E.S.T. The fort is located at 561 Highway 165 in Fort Mitchell next to Fort Mitchell National Cemetery.
Admission is $5 for adults, children 10 and under admitted free. There is a $20 maximum fee per family.
The site includes an original circa 1840 log cabin home, a visitors center with a museum and theater, the Indian Heritage Center and Memorial, the Carriage House, the reconstructed 1813 stockade Fort, a reconstructed Trading Post and a historic cemetery.
Attractions include a quilt show and contest, an art show and contest, blacksmith demonstrations, live bluegrass and country music, food vendors, craft vendors, sweet shop treats, souvenirs, horse drawn wagon rides, reenactors of the Creek Indian Wars, pioneer crafts for children and a car raffle.
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/HistoricalFortMitchell or www.visitfortmitchell.com.

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