Buffalo Soldiers History to be Presented at CCHP Feb 18

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Date: March 5, 2010

NEWS RELEASE    u.s. department of the interior

National Park Service


For Immediate Release                                                        Frank Torres 425-8025


Buffalo Soldiers History to be presented at CCHP


In recognition of African American Month, Fort Davis National Historical Park Ranger, Timothy McElwain will present the history of the Buffalo Soldiers on Thursday February. 18th, 7pm at Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation at 116 Bridge Street, Las Vegas.  The focus of McElwain’s program, entitled “Trash Can Cavalry: History and Memory,” is to mend the broken truth of history. Examples of myths that have been developed over time will be discussed, while doing so, highlighting the reality of history. The monthly “Glimpses of the Past” programs are free of charge, in cooperation with Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation. For more information, contact Fort Union National Monument at (505) 425-8025, or visit www.nps.gov/foun.

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