Program Type:History, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Older Adults, Performance
Ages:Adult , Kids (ages 5 - 12) , Teen (ages 13 - 17)
Learn more about the largely unknown history of African American army regiments, nicknamed the Buffalo Soldiers. Members of the Buffalo Soldiers of the American West organization will bring these individuals to life with stories, historically accurate costumes, and tools. The presentation will include a special dedication to Cathay Williams, the only woman to serve in the US Army as a Buffalo Soldier. Ideal for all ages.
Please click here on February 26 at 1:00 PM to join the program or register below if you'd like to receive an email reminder. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join this virtual Zoom session.
The Buffalo Soldiers of the American West is a Colorado-based organization that has provided authentic historical entertainment throughout the U.S. for over 20 years. Its mission and purpose is to educate the public about the existence of the Ninth and Tenth United States African American Cavalry regiments by providing historical presentations and live demonstrations of mounted cavalry, saber, and manual arms drill team presentations within an accurate context. The unit has performed for area civic organizations, at the Colorado Springs Air Force Academy, and in schools throughout Denver, Aurora, and Adams County.