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Hi Jolly and Mystery of the US Army Camel Corps – Lake Havasu

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Hi Jolly and Mystery of the US Army Camel Corps – Lake Havasu

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

| Free

This presentation will explore the US Army’s experiment with using camel from the Middle East to make it more mobile in the newly acquired Southwest.  In order to teach the soldiers about camels, a local from the Middle East, who was called Hi Jolly, was shipped over with the camels.  Even though Secretary of War Jefferson Davis desperately wanted the Camel Corps to be successful, the experiment was a failure.  Find out what happened to the camels and their minder, Hi Jolly, with the conclusion of this experiment.

Casey has been an educator for 15 years and a writer for much longer.  He has presented previously for Arizona Humanities, as well as for regional, state, and national conferences on a variety of topics. A storyteller at heart, Casey enjoys sharing with an audience.

Details

Date:
November 14
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Organizer

Lake Havasu Historical Society
Phone:
928-854-4938
Website:
http://www.havasumuseum.com/

Venue

ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, ASU Gym
100 University Way
Lake Havasu Ctiy, AZ United States
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Phone:
928-854-4938