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Texas Forts Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Fort McKavett: Entertaining the Troops: 19th Century Games and Entertainment


August 9 at 10:00am to at 4:00pm

This will be an interactive educational program showcasing the varied games and sundry items that a soldier stationed at Fort McKavett would have employed to keep himself entertained during his down time. 

Learn the period games of Chuck-a-Luck, Mill (Nine Men's Morris), hearts, and marbles. 

Try your hand at making clay marbles or read one of the dime novels available to the soldiers through the sutler's store. 

Location

  • Fort McKavett
  • 7066 FM 864
  • Fort McKavett, Texas
  • 76841

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Fees

  • Regular admission fees apply. 


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