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Lake Havasu Historical Society

928-854-4938| http://www.havasumuseum.com/

Upcoming Events

November 2017

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

November 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ASU Colleges at Lake Havasu City, ASU Gym, 100 University Way
Lake Havasu Ctiy, AZ United States
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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,…

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