African American Soldiers & the Alaska Highway

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Friday, February 10, 2017 at 7 p.m. at the Fort St. John North Peace Museum

Learn about the experiences of African Americans working on the Alaska Highway. Three of the seven regiments working on the highway were African American regiments with white officers. Learn about their experience in camps, building the roads, and hear about their famous accomplishment with the Sikanni Chief River Bridge. The presentations include poems, historic photographs, and interviews with African American soldiers. Free admission. Donations welcome. Call 250-787-0430 for more information.

Event Type: 
Community Events
Event Tags: 
Arts & Culture
Children & Family
Location: 
Fort St. John North Peace Museum
Event Date(s): 
Friday, February 10, 2017 - 19:00