Aritst, Burl Washington, comes to Fort Concho to speak about his career and display his art


Today was Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day out at Fort Concho. The celebration lasted roughly from 2 to 4 pm on Sunday, February 24th.

Nearly 130 people came out to the site.

Buffalo Soldier Heritage Day was sponsored by the Fort in partnership with the Fort Concho Foundation and the San Angelo Chapter of the NAACP.

This event was free to the public and included a guest appearance from artist, Burl Washington.

Washington spoke about his career potraying African-American historical figures, including Buffalo soldiers. Additionally, his art was up on display.

He’ll be speaking in Killeen, Texas next.

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