All Schools Day at Fort Ridgely
New Ulm Battery members, Pvt. Brian Earl, left, and 1st Lt. John Fritsche explain how various gun shells were used in cannons decades ago to Mountain Lake Christian School and Fairmont Lutheran school students Thursday.
The New Ulm Battery and Friends of Fort Ridgely State Park hosted All Schools Day at Fort Ridgely State Park. The park historical site opens for the season at 10 a.m., Friday, May 23. Programs on nature photography for kids, animal tracks and signs and bird ecology are scheduled for Sunday, May 25. Programs continue through Aug. 31.
Staff photo by Fritz Busch