AUGUSTA — Fort Western National Historic Landmark and Living Museum on the Kennebec River will host its 24th annual Maple Syrup Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26.

During maple syrup demonstrations, organizers will whittle spiles, tap trees, collect and boil sap over an open fire.

Inside the kitchen there will be a demonstration of Journey Cake baking over an open hearth and maple sugar will be available for sampling.

Admission is free on Maple Syrup Day. Hhowever, donations are welcome and will benefit the Fort Western Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching, preserving and discovering local history in the Kennebec Valley.

For more information, email [email protected] or call 626-2385.

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