Sponsored by: Fort Griffin State Historic Site, and the Texas Historical Commission
The past will come to life at Fort Griffin State Historic Site on October 12-13, 2018, as living historians gather to portray life at the fort and nearby Wild West town as it was in the 1870’s. All are invited to join us from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days for exciting demonstrations, education, and authentic frontier history.
Activities and interpretations will include military interpretations from various time periods with artillery, infantry, and cavalry demonstration, blacksmithing, gun fights, Drummer Boy ice cream, 1800’s children games, period music by Time Was…, Native American culture, Texas longhorns, the Texas Camel Corps, and frontier living. Many different time periods will be represented, for a unique cross section of US military history spanning many decades in Texas and American history!