• Subscribe
    Fill out the info below to sign up for our E-Newsletter.

Hi Jolly and Mystery of the US Army Camel Corps (Winslow)

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Hi Jolly and Mystery of the US Army Camel Corps (Winslow)

February 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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:
February 9, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,

Organizer

Old Trails Museum
Phone:
928-289-5861
Website:
http://www.oldtrailsmuseum.org/

Venue

Winslow Visitor Center/Hubbell Trading Post
523 W 2nd St
Winslow, AZ 86047 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
928-289-2434
Website:
http://winslowarizona.org/