June 10, 2023
Jackson County Parks + Rec is excited to announce Fort Osage National Historic Landmark’s “Fun on the Bluff” event on Saturday, June 10 from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Bring the entire family to enjoy the great outdoors with activities such as hearth cooking, tomahawk throwing, blacksmithing, arts and crafts, archery, atlatl dart throwing, flintknapping, textile spinning, cannon firing and more. New family-friendly hands-on activities in the Education Center make this a great event to attend. Food and refreshments will be available on the grounds.
The Fort Osage National Historic Landmark is located at 105 Osage Street in Sibley, MO. Cost of admission is $15.00 per car or $25.00 per bus.
Built in 1808, under the initial direction of William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Fort Osage served a dual role as both a military garrison and a trade center. Today, authentically attired historical interpreters take visitors on a journey through Fort Osage’s past. Guests will enjoy breathtaking views of the reconstructed historic site that overlooks the Missouri River as they learn about the daily life of military, civilian and Native American populations at Fort Osage. Also explore 4,000 square feet of museum exhibitions in the Fort Osage Education Center and a museum store with books, unique gifts and souvenirs. Fort Osage National Historic Landmark is open year-round, Tuesday through Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.