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Step back in time to 1794

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As Gage Winebernner, 10, left, takes a closer look at his wooden musket, Toledo Metroparks program production specialist Jennifer Christensen, center left, works to erect a tent.

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A meal of beef, potato, and Kohlrabi is cooked for the troops.

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Silas Keaton, 7, center, relaxes with two other campers in a freshly erected canvas tent.

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Amelia Fowler, 8, left, and Gage Winebernner, 10, right, work together to put up a canvas tent.

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Historical reenactment campers were given wooden muskets to carry during a two-hour-long lesson about life in the 1794 military.

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Kevin Keber, 11, left, and Amelia Fowler, 8, worked on their military formation together.

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Gage Winebernner, 10, sucks in his stomach and throws his shoulders back as he leads a group of six soldiers in training to stand at attention.

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Silas Keaton, 7, struggles to bite into a piece of hard tack.

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Silas Keaton, 7, bites his tongue in concentration as he leads his fellow campers in a column march.

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Gen. Anthony Wayne, played by Frank Butwin, fires a 69 caliber smooth bore musket.

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