Educational Programs at Fort Concho

Civil War 150th Anniversary Lecture Series
Fort Concho Stables Hall
7:00 pm

March 27, 2014

"Base Ball During and After the Civil War"

April 22, 2014

"Medicine of the Civil War"
Speaker:
Robert Hicks: Measey Chair for the History of Medicine and director of the Mutter Museum and Historical Medical Library at the College of Physicians of Philadelphia

October 21, 2014

"The United States Cavalry and Its Horses in the Post-Civil War Army"
Speaker:
Dr. Emmett Essin, professor emeritus at East Tennessee State University
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Ladies Living History Workshop - March 7 - 9, 2014

Fort Concho will be hosting a Living History Training Workshop - School of the Victorian Lady. The School will cover topics on Victorian leisure, clothing, crafts, and interpretation. A registration fee of $25.00 is required to attend and you must sign up prior to the program.
For more information:
Sharon Baird
(325) 338-2149
Email - fortgriffinwife@aol.com
Event Information

Fun at the Fort - Kids' Summer Programs
June & July

Bring your kids to Fort Concho this summer to experience the 19th Century. Tickets must be purchased in advance and space is limited for each program. For more information please contact Carol Cummings at (325) 657-4441.
Schedule

American Plains Artists Show - July 1 - August 3, 2014

Up to ninety paintings and a dozen sculptures featuring many western themes will be on display at the American Plains Artist Show at Fort Concho. The works on display will be for sale, with proceeds benefiting both the American Plains Artists (APA) and Fort Concho. This APA show will have dozens of award-winning artists whose work has already been cited in previous exhibitions.
For more info:
Bob Bluthardt   (325) 481-2730   director@fortconcho.com
Judy McElroy    (308) 249-1488   jimcartist@yahoo.com
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Fort Concho Speakers Series 2014
April 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30
September 3, 10, 17, & 24

Enjoy a lunchtime talk by area speakers covering different topics of our community heritage. The program is held in the Fort Concho Commissary Building, located at Burgess Street near Henry O. Flipper Street. Take Flipper Street from South Oakes Street, just a half mile south of downtown San Angelo. Each day's session begins shortly after noon. Free Admission
September 2014 Speakers Series Program Flyer

Plein Air Art Show - October 31 - November 2, 2014

TBA

Vintage Base Ball
March - December

The Fort Concho Vintage Base Ball Clubs will have public practices and matches from March through December. The programs will take place at Fort Concho National Historic Landmark on the west side of the parade ground near South Oakes Street. All ladies and gentlemen interested in playing or watching Vintage Base Ball are invited to attend. For more information on times and programs please contact Cory Robinson at (325) 657-4444.

Fort Concho Cavalry Practice

The Fort Concho Cavalry will have public practices and programs during the year on site. The programs will take place at Fort Concho National Historic Landmark on the Parade Ground. Visitors are invited to attend. For more information please contact the fort at (325) 657-4444.

 



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