Tacoma Buffalo Soldiers Museum Holds Open House
The Tacoma Buffalo Soldiers Museum will be holding a free Open House this Saturday, January 26th from Noon to 4 p.m. This is one of only two museums in the country to record the work of the Buffalo Soldiers (the other is in Houston, TX). During the open house, there will be guided tours through the afternoon.
Buffalo Soldiers Never Lost a Battle
After being brought into existence by the Emancipation Proclamation of Abraham Lincoln, the Buffalo Soldiers were black regiments that served our nation from 1866 through World War II.
“They were known for their bravery and their discipline” Jackie Jones-Hook, the director of the museum told the local newspaper reporter.
Museum Offers Full History
Throughout the museum one can find information, and memorabilia from throughout the history of these illustrious warriors. There are copies of original documents, photographs, and uniforms, among other things of interest.
Regular hours of the museum are: Wednesdays and Saturdays – from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Address is: 1940 S Wilkerson St Tacoma, WA
Admission is free.
The 9th and 10th Horse Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. The museum's mission is to educate, preserve, and present the history and outstanding contributions of America's Buffalo Soldiers from 1866-1944 and this includes WWII 1941-1945.