100th Anniversary, 10th Cavalry, U.S. Army, "Buffalo Soldiers" in Vermont
Saturday, August 1, 2009, Parade Begins at 11:00 am
Fort Ethan Allen, Dalton Drive, Colchester/Essex, Vermont
Fort Ethan Allen was an active fort from 1894 to 1960 and the 10th
Cavalry has been designated its most famous troops according to the
historic marker placed on the parade ground at the fort. Please join
us in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 10th Cavalry, ?Buffalo
Soldiers,? arrival in Vermont (July 28, 1909). Saturday, August 1, the
day will begin at 11:00 am with a ?Mounted Cavalry Parade? with by
National 9th and 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association members, many of
whom are WWII and Korean era veterans.
Share in the unique history of Fort Ethan Allen and its veterans
through narrated tours of the fort, the Stone Tower, the new Fort
Ethan Allen Museum, Camp Johnson Militia Museum, exhibits by local
historical societies, the University of Vermont and St. Michael's
archives, WWII Museum of Black History and the Morgan Horse Heritage
Foundation, oral history recordings, 40th Army Band Concert, lectures,
music and children?s activities.
Free and open to the public. Educational and appropriate for all ages.
Food available for purchase and provided by Pam's.
Great Contributions to History, Make Yours Today!
This event is brought to you through the generous support of our
volunteers and donors.
We welcome donations of any amount. We're a 501(c)3 non-profit
organization. If you are interested in volunteering or contributing
to this celebration, please send donations (chedks only) to or contact:
VT Area - 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association
c/oTrooper Rose Mary Graveline
75 Front Street, Burlington, VT 05401
802-658-3383 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Vermont Buffalo Soldiers
More detailed information is available on our web site.
Hope to see you here this summer.