Learn about the West’s celebrated Buffalo Soldiers during the city of Sierra Vista‘s monthly tours of the Buffalo Soldier sites on Fort Huachuca, an historic army post dating back since the late 1800s.
Fort Huachuca served as the home station for the Buffalo Soldiers for nearly 53 continuous years. Their service and accomplishments are legendary. Well known for their efforts during the Indian Wars, they also joined General “Black Jack” Pershing in the Punitive Expedition into Mexico. They protected the international border during conflicts such as the Mexican Revolution and World War I and served in the European theater in World War II.
Dec. 20, Guided Tour of Buffalo Soldier Historic Sites, Fort Huachuca
Learn about the accomplishments and history of Fort Huachuca’s Buffalo Soldiers from members of the Southwest Association of Buffalo Soldiers. Sit back and take the guided bus tour!
Details: Dec. 20. Meet at the Sierra Vista Visitor Center at 2950 Tacoma St., Sierra Vista, AZ. Admission is $12 for adults with water and snacks provided. Reservations are encouraged. Call 520-417-6960 or 1-800-288-3861 for more info.
Note: Fort Huachuca is an active military installation. Visitor passes are available to US citizens at the post’s main gate with a valid driver’s license, vehicle registration and proof of insurance (or rental car agreement). All passengers over 13 must have photo identification.