Let me preface this by saying, these are (almost) all exterior pictures. I went down to Fort Gibson to take pictures last spring and took a TON of the rooms and whatnot. This time when I went (last Tuesday), I got there only to learn they were getting ready for some renovations and practically none of the rooms were set up with furnitures so they could begin on repairs. So either A. I’ll have to drag my husband back there again OR B. I’ll have to find my old pictures.
But, without being able to take pictures of some of the rooms of the fort, I was able to get some of the exterior.
The following four are from inside the bakery.
Things found inside the jail:
And if you’ve been wondering what a shako looks like….
This wasn’t from the exact period, as in the 1840s the feather on the top was actually red!
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When not escaping to another world via reading or writing a book, she spends her time chasing two young boys around the house, being hunted by wild animals, or sitting on the swing in the backyard where she has to use her arms as shields to deflect projectiles AKA: balls, water balloons, sticks, pinecones, and anything else one of them picks up to hurl at his brother who just happens to be hiding behind her.
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