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Fort’s fall speaker series returns

Post Date:08/20/2019 8:00 AM

Fort Concho’s fall speaker series returns during the lunch hour each Wednesday in September. 

Admission is free. Each presentation is from noon to 1 p.m. in the fort Commissary at 702 Burgess St. Attendees may bring a lunch or can order a sack lunch from Mr. T’s Deli for $8.75 by calling 325-657-4441 by 5 p.m. the prior Monday. 

This year’s lineup of topics and speakers includes:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 4: “The Regular Army O!: Highlights from the Douglas McChristian Collection” by Fort Concho Curator of History, Cory Robinson.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 11:The Life and Times of Ranger Benjamin Hamilton Anderson, Co. C Frontier Battalion 1874 and the Red River War, Part 2” by local historian, Charles Anderson.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 18: “150th Anniversary of the Battle of Dove Creek” by Kickapoo Indian Tribal Spokesman, Eddie Joe Anico.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 25: “The Burro Lady – We Make a Small Herd” by local historian Monte Jones. 

For more information, contact Carol Cummings, Fort Concho’s special events coordinator, at 325-657-4441 or carol.cummings@cosatx.us.