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Fort Foster State Historic Site

 Events at Fort Foster State Historic Site

December 12, 2014

THE CANDLELIGHT EXPERIENCE AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 11, 2015

SCHOOL DAYS AT FORT FOSTER
Fort Foster State Historic Site

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February 14, 2015

FORT FOSTER RENDEZVOUS
Fort Foster State Historic Site

Date: February 14th- 15th, 2015. 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Description:

The Hillsborough River State Park will present this annual historical event at the Fort Foster State Historic Site. This event is a living history reenactment featuring military, Seminole, and civilian reenactors, sutlers, traders, and craft demonstrations. Registration forms are available online. An opportunity to purchase period merchandise & refreshments is available to our park visitors.

Please note: This weekend event will offer ongoing daily live firing demonstrations and a skirmish between the Seminoles and military after 1:00 pm both days.

The Fort Foster State Historic Site is located adjacent to Hillsborough River State Park on U.S. 301 North, 9 miles north of

All sutlers, vendors, and demonstrators, must register by February 9th.

Please see the “Additional Information” tab for registration forms.

Participation Requirements

Fees: Public admission for this special event is a $5 donation to Hillsborough River State Park Preservation Society per person, ages 5 and under is free.

Contact: Contact the park at 813.987.6870

Directions: All Visitors to Fort Foster must enter through Hillsborough River State Park first. Hillsborough River State Park is located 9 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US Highway 301. From I-75, South bound from Ocala take the SR 54. Exit #279 east to Hwy 301, travel South for 6 miles, and the park will be on your right-hand side. From I-75, North bound from Tampa take the Fowler Ave. Exit #265 east to Hwy 301, travel North for 9 miles, and the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, West bound take Exit 10 go north on C.R. 579 to US 301, follow the signs and go North 7 miles the park will be on your left-hand side. From I-4, East bound take Exit 7 (be careful of the merges) and go North on US 301 for 14 miles, the park will be on your left-hand side.

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