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History of the Buffalo Soldiers

February 17, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Enjoy a lecture on the origin and history of the Buffalo Soldiers from 1866 to 1948. The First African-American soldiers to arrive in Arizona at Fort Huachuca were the Buffalo Soldiers in the l890’s. The Fort Huachuca Buffalo Soldiers became famous for their bravery in the Spanish American War and for their heroic charge up San Juan Hill. Fort Huachuca is located in Cochise County in southeast Arizona and is still an active U.S. Army base.

Free for museum members, children 17 and under, and free with paid museum admission.

Friday Feb. 17 | 11 a.m. | In the Learning Center.



February 17, 2023
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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