INDEPENDENCE DAY AT THE OLD FORT
July 4, 2012
Come celebrate the 4th of July at Old Fort Madison and witness a recreation of the fort’s 1813 Independence Day ceremony. Beginning at 1:00 PM the Old Fort’s staff and volunteers will fire an eighteen shot salute from a six pound artillery piece. The shots will be accompanied by eighteen period toasts. Old Fort Madison and its gift shop will be open from 9:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Regular admission applies. Old Fort Madison is owned and operated by the City of Fort Madison and is located at 716 Riverview Drive Fort Madison, Iowa. For more information call (319) 372-6318.