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Cannon firing for Fort Lawton closing

February 23rd, 2012 by Cory Bergman

After more than a century, Fort Lawton in Discovery Park will officially be closed this weekend.

Photo courtesy Annie Rocks

During the ceremony on Saturday, the U.S. Army will be firing blanks from the cannons between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. There will also be a practice firing on Friday between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Read more about the 111 year history of Fort Lawton and get information on Saturday’s event on our sister site,

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