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Lake Sommerville 50th anniversary

10:00a Fri, November 13, 2020 to 4:00p Sat, November 14, 2020
Luis Padilla
(512) 389-8569

Buffalo Soldiers, Free, Park Program, Family Fun, Family Friendly, History, Cultural, Outdoor Learning, State Parks

Join the Buffalo Soldiers at Lake Sommerville State Park for engaging stories and displays that highlight Texas history, and daily life of soldiers on the trail.  Stop by to view artifacts and listen to tales of the early frontier for the whole family!

Audience size may be limited, and social distancing enforced. In order to enjoy the park and our Buffalo Solider programs, make sure to purchase your park entry pass before arriving to the park. Program times and location information will be available at the park gate/HQ. Park entry can be found at https://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/park-reservation-information/reservations