The Buffalo Soldiers
Fort Verde State Historic Park
February 18, 2017 9am - 5pm
Join us for the annual Buffalo Soldier event at Fort Verde State Historic Park. Bring your loved ones to Fort Verde State Historic Park and learn about history with the Buffalo Soldiers, watch a vintage baseball game with players dressed in period replica uniforms, learn how to cook homemade Dutch oven meals, and be a part of the flag raising and lowering ceremonies.
Learn more about the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and the event by clicking on the video below. The segment begins at 36:07.
November 18, 2017
Veterans Day Memorial Service
We pay tribute our veterans from the past, present, and throughout history with our annual celebration. Give Old Glory a proper sendoff by bringing in your old and tattered flags for retirement.
December 2, 2017 - January 5, 2018
Holidays in the Parks: A Victorian Christmas
Celebrate the holidays with Fort Verde State Historic Park when we decorate the fort with Victorian-style holiday decorations. A perfect backdrop for your family holiday card!
January 1, 2018
First Day Hikes: Self-Guided Tour
Join us for First Day Hikes, a healthy way to start the New Year! This is a self-guided walk through the Fort Verde, decorated in holiday vintage fashion. Visitors can view the Glimpses of the Past videos on their phones.