On Sunday, August 15, join Platform Art at SpringHill Suites by Marriott for a reception and program on the Buffalo Soldiers & Friends of Freedom public art sculpture, a Florida Humanities supported program. Subject experts share the history of the Spanish-American War and the Buffalo Soldiers who were stationed in Lakeland during 1898 for the military campaign to gain Cuba's independence from Spain.
Lt. Col., Terry Coney, USAF (Ret), NAACP
Desmond Bertrand-Pitts, Af. Am. Military History & Buffalo Soldier Museum
Richard Wilder USA (Ret), Buffalo Soldiers Florida, Inc. & Living History Association
Becky Ault & Mike Cunningham, Art Research Enterprises, Inc.
Buffalo Soldiers & Friends of Freedom
Date and Time
Sunday Aug 15, 2021 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM EDT
SpringHill Suites by Marriott
511 W. Lime St.
Lakeland, FL 33815