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History in the Park at Fort Lowell: Entertainment and Leisure in the 1800s

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

History in the Park: Entertainment and Leisure in the 1800s
Saturday, April 6, 10 am-1 pm
Included in admission

Learn how people in 1800s Tucson entertained themselves, from gambling and drinking to the more wholesome activity that the whole family could enjoy of going to city parks. This event will include the following activities:

**4th Cavalry Regimental Band performance at 11 am
**1880s baseball display
**Blacksmith demonstrations
**Telegraph display
**Re-enactor portraying Lola Smith, and officer’s wife who organized fort dances
**Re-enactor portraying Martha Summerhayes, another officer’s wife, who will show how officer’s wives entertained themselves

In addition, re-enactors will set up various displays along Cottonwood Lane on the history of Fort Lowell. Displays may include 1800s frontier Army, residents of Fort Lowell, and a faro dealer.

 

Details

Date:
April 6
Time:
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Fort Lowell Museum
2900 N. Craycroft Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712 United States
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