The Tailor Shop ca. 1853

15 Sep 17:00 - 16 Sep 20:00 15 Sep 17:00 - 16 Sep 20:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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Join members of Company H, 8th US Infantry (ca. 1853) as they work to create their own reproduction uniforms for future events and programs. Historically, the uniforms of the US...   More info

Fall Star Party and Archaeology Day

21 Oct 09:00 - 17:00 21 Oct 09:00 - 17:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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Join us for a day and night of exploration as we spend the day looking at artifacts found at Fort McKavett during the archaeological digs done since the 1970’s. See the amazing...   More info

Winfield Scott’s School of the Soldier and Veterans Day Parade

10 Nov 09:00 - 11 Nov 16:00 10 Nov 09:00 - 11 Nov 16:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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Company H of the 8th US Infantry will be assembling at Fort McKavett on Friday, November 10th for a School of the Soldier. Here we will be teaching (or refreshing!) the soldiers...   More info

Reoccupation Workshop

08 Dec 12:00 - 09 Dec 17:00 08 Dec 12:00 - 09 Dec 17:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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This program is geared toward our reenactors who are participating in The Army Returns: Reoccupying Fort McKavett , our major reenactment event for 2018. This workshop will focus...   More info

The Officers Mess

13 Jan 09:00 - 16:00 13 Jan 09:00 - 16:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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We are very excited to announce that we are reopening one of our historic Officer’s kitchens! We will be occupying and operating the kitchen in the rear of Officer’s Quarters No...   More info

The Saddler's Shop at Fort McKavett

02 Feb 17:00 - 03 Feb 16:00 02 Feb 17:00 - 03 Feb 16:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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For members of Co. H, 8th US Infantry, this is an opportunity to work on your various accoutrement kits in preparation for upcoming events. Expert Site Staff will be available to...   More info

Soldiers to Shearers: The Sheep & Goat Industry at Ft McKavett

07 Apr 09:00 - 17:00 07 Apr 09:00 - 17:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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After the Army departed Menard County, local residents moved into the old buildings and created a town from the former army post. For decades after, the primary industry revolved...   More info

West Texas Heritage Days 2018

04 May 08:00 - 05 May 16:00 04 May 08:00 - 05 May 16:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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Fort McKavett State Historic Site will come to life on May 4th $ 5th, 2018, as Living Historians from around the state gather to portray life as it would have been at the fort in...   More info

Skilled Hands are Never Idle: Historic Trades Day

09 Jun 09:00 - 16:00 09 Jun 09:00 - 16:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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Come out to the Fort and meet with various historic tradesmen (and women) as they show off their skills in their various crafts. From blacksmithing and tailoring to photography...   More info

Pleating for the Future

20 Jul 12:00 - 21 Jul 17:00 20 Jul 12:00 - 21 Jul 17:00 - Fort McKavett Fort McKavett
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In preparation for Connecting the Forts: Greely’s Mission we will be hosting another workshop that focuses on preparing members of Company I, 10th US Infantry for this immersion...   More info


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