CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Fort D will be brought to life once more during the Memorial Day Weekend Timeline.
Re-enactors at Fort D the weekend of May 25-27, will honor those who died in our nation’s service.
For the four years of the Civil War, Fort D protected the city of Cape Girardeau from attack.
The public is invited to honor our veterans in the Memorial Day Weekend Timeline celebration of the eras of Cape Girardeau’s history, including a commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Cape Girardeau.
Infantry drill and firing, artillery drill and firing, a tent open for purchasing goods, and Civil War, French and Indian and Native American camp life will be on the grounds all three days of the event.
The SEMO World War II Military Vehicle Group will be on site as well.