FORT SUPPLY – The Fort Supply Historic Site will be hosting its annual Cavalry Day on Saturday.

“This is our annual living history day which will portray frontier life in the area,” said Bob Rea, event coordinator

Events for the day include a sabre and weapons demonstration as well as a 1841 replica Mountain Howitzer demonstration.

“We are also happy to have Mike Bradley who will be talking about the history of the cavalry uniforms and what they different markings and patches in the uniform really mean,” Rea said.

Other events taking place on Saturday are demonstrations and talks with a Buffalo hunter and at 1:30 p.m.. the Toch-e-me-ha/Ben Clark lecture will be occurring on the grounds as well.

“Brett Cruse who is on the Texas History Commission and has been on several archeological digs in the area including the Red River will be here to lecture about his finding on those digs and also on the area around Fort Supply,” said Rea.

“We will be having a stagecoach giving people rides and at 2 p.m. and we will be having an American Indian drum session. We will also have arts and crafts for sale and a drawing for a chance to win an 1887 Woodward Centennial 30/30 lever action Winchester,” Rea said. “We encourage everyone to come and enjoy the day with us and to learn about history in our area.”

The Cavalry Day will be starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 4 p.m. There will be concessions available by the Fort Supply FFA chapter. For more information about the event contact Bob Rea at 580-766-3767.

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