Thursday March 16, 2023, 7:00 p.m., at HCGS Library, 611 North Davis St., Sulphur Springs, Tx. The speaker will be Kenny Sivard and his topic will be “The History of Fort Towson.” He will talk about how Sam Houston and Davy Crockett both went there before coming to Texas. He will also talk about the fort being a staging area for the Mexican American War.
Kenneth Sivard is a seventh-generation resident of McCurtain County, Oklahoma. Currently he is the president of the McCurtain County Historical Society and serves on the board of directors of the Oklahoma Historical Society where he sits on the organization’s Research and Publications Committees. He also serves on the executive board of the Friends of Fort Towson Historic Site and the board of directors of the Friends of Honey Springs Historic Battlefield.
We are excited to have Kenny speak to us in person! However, if you are unable to attend due to travel distance or for whatever reason, we invite you to attend via Zoom. The time will be the same, March 16, 2023, 07:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada). You will need to register in advance for this meeting by clicking the following link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Your Zoom meeting will be hosted by HCGS member, Larry Pettit, from his home in Keller, Texas.
Contributed by Hopkins County Genealogical Society