Fort McKavett - Entertaining the Troops

Jan 18 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Cost: Regular admission fees apply

Fort McKavett State Historic Site
7066 FM 864
Fort McKavett  Texas  76841

Join us for an interactive educational program showcasing the various games and sundry items that a soldier stationed at Fort McKavett would have employed to keep himself entertained during his down time. 

Learn the period games of Chuck-a-Luck, Mill (Nine Men's Morris), hearts, and marbles. 

Try your hand at making clay marbles or read one of the dime novels available to the soldiers through the sutler's store. 

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