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Texas Forts Trail Region

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

Fort McKavett: Entertaining the Troops at Fort McKavett


January 18 at 10:00am to at 3:00pm

An interactive educational program showcasing the various 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. 

For more information, please email cody.mobley@thc.state.tx.us.

Location

  • Fort McKavett State Historic Site
  • 7066 FM 864
  • Fort McKavett, Texas
  • 76841

Contact

  • Contact:
    Fort McKavett State Historic Site
  • Phone:
    325.396.2358
  • Visit Website

Fees

  • Regular admission fees apply


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