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  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette A piece of steel heats up from the concentrated fire made at the opening of the forge blower Sunday afternoon at one of the many artisan structures offered at the Old Fort.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Kip Lytle demonstrates the process of making a broadaxe handle in the 1700s during a Sunday re-enactment at the Old Fort.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Melissa Carlson spins fabric while her husband Larry plays the role of a soldier during the Old Fort’s 1700s re-enactment Sunday afternoon.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Allied Forces initiate their attack on the Old Fort during the 1700s re-enactment Sunday afternoon.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Brad Healton explains the different purposes of different wagon wheels and the difficulties of repairing them Sunday afternoon as part of his contribution to the 1700s re-enactment of life in the Old Fort.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Allied Forces fire a canon at the stationed troops of the Old Fort during a 1700-era battle re-enactment Sunday afternoon.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Norm Gable explains how blacksmiths are trained to know the temperature of the metal they are working with by the color of the heated end. He and other artisans re-enacted life of the Old Fort during the 1700s Sunday afternoon.

  • Brett Luke | The Journal Gazette Griffen Rodriguez, left, and Demond Powell practice single stick work, which was a precursor to sword fighting, as part of the 1700s re-enactment of the Old Fort Sunday afternoon.

Sunday, August 26, 2018 9:20 pm

Old Fort Re-enactment Gallery

The Old Fort hosted a 1700s re-enactment during the weekend