19th Century Games and Entertainment at Fort McKavett

Aug 9 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm


Cost: Regular admission fees apply

Fort McKavett State Historic Site
7066 FM 864
Fort McKavett, TX 76841

This will be an interactive educational program showcasing the varied 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.