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Past FOCWA Activities at Fort Point and Other Locations
April 2023 Living History Day at Fort Point photos
February 2023 Fort Point photos
August 2022 LH Day at Fort Point:
Member Constance Smith demonstrates 1860s cooking methods; Visiting Naval Sea Cadets fold the garrison flag;
Visitors view equipment of a Civil War soldier; Member Steve Johnson gives a tour of the fort.
January 27, 2018: Civil War Day at Fort Point
Photo by John Gee
Raising the 1861 Garrison Flag at Fort Point Civil War Day 2014
At attention: re-enactors and members of FOCWA at the flag ceremony
Exhibit of medical tools and medicines used during the Civil War
Aug 13th, 2011 Fort Point National Historic Site presents
"Civil War Living History Day" in San Francisco.
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National Park Service Ranger Maureen Rogers and San Mateo resident Mike Musante take part in �Civil War Living History Days� at Fort Point National Historic Site in San Francisco Jan. 31.
The event had the support of Friends of Civil War Alcatraz, which assists the National Park Service with educating the general public concerning the Civil War Experience on Alcatraz Island and in Northern California.
FOCWA may be reached at www.friendsofcivilwaralcatraz.org. Those interested in learning more about Civil War history are also welcome at the Peninsula Civil War Roundtable that meets on the third Tuesday of the month at Poplar Creek Grill, 1700 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo. A social half hour cash bar starts the program at 11:30 a.m. Lunch ($21.00) is served at noon. The featured program speaker begins after lunch. For information, visit PeninsulaCivilWarRoundTable.org.
-Susan Cohn and San Mateo Daily Journal