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Celebrate Juneteenth with the Buffalo Soldiers

Celebrate Juneteenth (Saturday, June 15) with the Texas Buffalo Soldiers at Booker T. Washington Park in Mexia for interactive games, historical interpretation, outdoor skills and fun for all ages. Visit a Buffalo Soldier camp and listen to stories about the lives of these trailblazing soldiers. View artifacts and tools, check out their authentic uniforms, discover how to track an animal, learn Native American skills or even play a round of early frontier baseball. You never know what our Buffalo Soldiers will bring with them on the trail to help you experience the connections between history and the great outdoors.


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