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Buffalo Soldier Day 

When: Sun., Jan. 14, 12-4 p.m. 2018
Price: Free
After the Civil War, many African Americans enlisted in the infantry and cavalry units assigned to the Texas frontier. There, they scouted and mapped Texas lands; protected settlers, traders and the mail; installed telegraph lines; and carried out dozens of other tasks that shaped early Texas. In conjunction with DreamWeek, the ITC draws inspiration from these “Buffalo Soldiers” for a free Second Sunday program showing attendees how to pack a ruck sack for a frontier patrol, read maps, and track wild animals.


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