The public is invited to visit the historic Fort Lowell neighborhood and relive Tucson's bygone days at the 36th Annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration. The event, happening on Saturday, Feb. 11 includes a wide variety of free activities and displays the whole family can learn about this hidden corner of Tucson's past.
People of many cultures have lived in the neighborhood for well over a thousand years. The Ft Lowell U.S. Army post was decommissioned in 1891 and is now a city park. In recognition of its importance, the area has been designated a Historic District by Pima County. Portions of the area are also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
The annual Fort Lowell Day Celebration is presented by the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood Association and the Fort Lowell Historic District Advisory Zone to highlight the area's rich history. This year's events will take place from noon until 4 p.m. and include:
A map of the sites with a schedule of events will be available at information booths in Fort Lowell Park, along Fort Lowell Road and at San Pedro Chapel.
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