A wooden spinning wheel with spindles and raw fiber rests on a table.

Spinning and Weaving

Learn more about traditional spinning and weaving at a demonstration from the Bay Area Weavers and Spinners every second Saturday at the San Jacinto Museum.

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Spring Break on the Bluff - Homespun Homegoods

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, learn about preparing and dyeing wool and cotton.

Flamethrower going off over tank in battle reenactment of the pacific war.

Pacific Valor: Seargeant Darrel Cole

The National Museum of the Pacific War's Pacific Valor, battle demonstrations each tell the story of a specific World War II Medal of Honor recipient. This program will transport guests back to the black sands of Iwo Jima, where Seargeant Darrel Cole gave his life through an act of unfathomable heroism on the battlefield.

The battle demonstration will include simulated explosives, blank firing guns, and a real M2-2 flamethrower for an immersive experience brought to you by the living history volunteers of Company K.

Yarn and crochet hooks have made granny squares!

Magoffin Home Crochet Club

Free crochet club for newbies and experienced crocheters.

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American Red Cross Specialized Tour (Afternoon)

Join us for special American Red Cross tour of the Maxey House to learn about the family's experiences with the Red Cross during WWI and view artifacts from the site's collection.

Rusted original Comanche ball and cap pistol.

Locating The Battle of Blanco Canyon (Afternoon)

Join us on March 9th at 2 pm in the Fort Griffin State Historic Site museum to learn about recent findings of archeological work conducted on the original site of the Battle of Blanco Canyon.

Gause Baptist Church Historical Marker Dedication

Please join the Milam County Historical Commission as they host the marker dedication for the Gause Baptist Church.

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Spring Break on the Bluff - Build your Own Birdhouse

Hallo, Frühling! Join Kreische Brewery and Monument Hill for a week full of fun activities on the Bluff. In today's program, embrace nature and build a little home and feeders for the birds in your backyard.

A table with a red tablecloth has an iPad displaying numerous pictures of the San Jacinto Monument.

Picture Yourself at San Jacinto

Receive a complimentary instant photograph of yourself or your group in front of the historic monument and learn about its rich history.

A reenactor portraying a U.S. Army Soldier working as a carpenter holding a handsaw standing next to a large tool box of antique carpentry tools

"Any Ingenious Man": Extra Duty Soldiers in the Trades

Join the Soldiers in the skilled trades needed to build and maintain Fort McKavett!