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Fort Cooper Days March 17-18 in Inverness

By Florida's Original NatureCoaster™ Posted on March 8, 2018

This year’s celebration of Fort Cooper Days on March 17-18 at Fort Cooper State Park, 3100 S. Old Floral City Road in Inverness will offer new experiences for visitors, young and old.

The centerpiece is reenactments of an April 1836 attack between a tribe of Seminoles and members of Major Mark Anthony Cooper’s First Georgia Battalion Foot volunteers at 11 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

The centerpiece of Fort Cooper Days is the reenactment of a battle fought in the Second Seminole Wars.

In addition, award-winning musician Bing Futch will play the Native Amertican flute at 9:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon both days. He will offer a sense of Native American culture through stories and songs – not to be missed.

For children, there will be 1830’s arts and crafts to work on and complete.

Finally, for the fun of it, witness tomahawk and cast iron skillet-throwing contests at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. both days.

Admission is $7.00 for adults through 13 yrs. old, 12 yrs. and under are free. Sponsored by the Friends of Fort Cooper.

Further information, call 352-726-0315.


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