Buffalo Soldier Encampment, July 30

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Join costumed re-enactors and Texas Frontier characters for a Buffalo Soldiers Encampment
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BUFFALO SOLDIERS ENCAMPMENT

Historic re-enactors visit the Back 40 at the Institute of Texan Cultures

 
WHAT:
The Institute of Texan Cultures will welcome a team of costumed re-enactors to the Back 40 outdoor learning area. As a conclusion to the annual Texas Trails & Tales program, these experts will portray Buffalo Soldiers, pioneer families, merchants and other denizens of 1880-1890 Texas.
 
These first-person interpreters will offer a true-to-life look at the Texas frontier, including daily chores, attending school, surveying land and working in a frontier military regiment.
 
The Back 40 is the outdoor learning area t the Institute of Texan Cultures. The recreation Texas Frontier setting features five period buildings: a log house, a barn, a one-room school house, a fort and an adobe house. Stocked with the accoutrements of the era, a day on the Back 40 offers visitors a valuable insight to the daily life and challenges faced by early Texans.
 
WHEN:
10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, July 30
(Regular hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.)
 
WHERE:
Institute of Texan Cultures
UTSA HemisFair Park Campus, 801 E. Durango Blvd., San Antonio, TX 78205
 
ADMISSION:
Included with regular admission. $8 for adults (12-64); $7 for seniors (65+); $6 for children (3-11); free with membership, UTSA or Alamo Colleges identification.
 
CONTACT:
For additional information, call (210) 458-2300 or visit TexanCultures.com.
 
 

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