When: Sat., June 10, 12-5 p.m. 2017
Watch history come alive at the “Buffalo Soldiers and Bicycles” event being held to commemorate the 120th anniversary of the 1,900-mile voyage made by members of the 25th Colored Infantry via bicycle in 1897. The free event will be held on Saturday, June 10, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Mary Meachum Freedom Crossing, Missouri’s first nationally recognized Underground Railroad site. Guests of all ages will able to view re-enactments showing what life was like for the Buffalo Soldiers during their 41-day journey by bicycle from Montana to St. Louis. The event will feature other costumed performers as well.