Historic Fort Snelling.

Independence Day, 1898


200 Tower Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55111
United States


Regular site admission

About This Event

Experience an Independence Day from the late 1890s at Historic Fort Snelling at the reconstructed stone fort. The festivities include a military parade, historical military music from our Historic Fort Snelling Fifes and Drums, and cannon salutes.

Included with regular site admission.

The day's event schedule is planned as follows:

10:00 Open 
10:15 Morning parade
11:00 Military parade
11:30 Music performance
12:00 Artillery salute and speech 
12:30 Music performance
1:00 Baseball game and suffrage speech
1:30 Music performance
2:00 Mock battle
2:30 Music performance
3:00 Artillery salute and speech
3:45 Evening parade
4:00 Closed

Event Type:
  • Family


Regular site admission

Questions? Contact us.