Flagstaff Event: Arizona Rough Riders

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

August 11, 2018   10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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The Arizona Rough Riders is a living history group which brings the Spanish-American War era (1898) to life.  Dressed in authentic period dress of the famous Rough Riders, and their ladies, and carrying 100 year old weapons for the public's examination, the Arizona Rough Riders describe the era, the war, the effects, and the social mores of turn of the century America.  The troop depicted actually came from Prescott 100 years ago.  Flagstaff men also went to the war in the famous "cowboy cavalry".  The Rough Riders are the most famous 'all volunteer unit' in the history of the US Military. About noon, they will present, “History of the Arizona Rough Riders and the Spanish-American War in Cuba.”  Rough Rider event is free.

Does not include tour admission to Riordan Mansion. 

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, 409 W. Riordan Rd., Flagstaff, AZ 86001.  Phone: 928-779-4395.