The Friends of Fort Knox announced that the first ghost tours of the season, conducted by the East Coast Ghost Trackers, will take place Saturday evening, May 18th. Visitors may sign up for one of three, hour and one half guided tours where they will learn ghost hunting techniques, the legends of Fort hauntings and see ghost hunting equipment in action. The tours are $15 per person and tickets may be purchased in advance by calling 469-6553. The ghost tours will take place at 7 PM, 8:30 PM and 10 PM.
Also, the 20th Maine Civil War reenacting group will be present at Fort Knox, during the weekend of May 17 through the 19th, conducting their school of the soldier program. Visitors to the Fort may get a glimpse of the 20th Maine conducting drills in preparation for their encampment season.
On Saturday, May 18th, from 11 Am until 2 PM, Maine Foster Family Day will take place at Fort Knox. Foster families from throughout Maine converge on Fort Knox for an annual day of fun, food and games.
The Friends of Fort Knox have constructed a busy season of special events for the State Historic site. A complete schedule of upcoming events may be found on their web site fortknox.maineguide.com (now smart phone friendly).