Brianna Stough, 9, watches as members of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Memorial from Fort Huachuca perform drills during the annual Fort Lowell Day at Fort Lowell Park that celebrates the area's history.
Heather Lewis holds her son Owen Perry, 3, as he gets ready to pet Apache while Christopher Zimmerman, a member of B Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry Memorial, keeps the horse steady.
Members of the group Way Out West - guitarist Emmy Creigh, far left, Bill Rost on bass and Tom Poley on banjo - perform in front of the San Pedro Chapel. To see more photos, go to azstarnet.com/gallery online.
Robin Perin shows Clifford Brown how to make a Mexican paper flower. Organizers said attendance at Saturday's event was lower than in past years, probably because of the chilly weather.
Volunteer Bob Jones, far right, talks about the remains of the quartermaster and commissary storehouse that was used to store perishable goods when Fort Lowell was an active encampment.
The Henson brothers are fascinated by the Mountain Howitzer
cannon. The celebration also featured brick-making, neighborhood
tours, music, and an area where folks could learn how to make
Mexican paper flowers.
Brothers Jon Mark Henson, 5, left, and Matthew, 7, from Lake
Havasu, check out the Mountain Howitzer cannon during the Fort
Lowell Day Celebration, which commemorates the area's history. The
event was Saturday.
Members of B Troop 4th U.S. Cavalry (Memorial) from Fort
Huachuca demonstrate close combat on horseback as part of the
The Bisbee Black Sox's Mike Anderson pitches to a "striker"
(batter) during a vintage baseball game. The game between the
Tucson Saguaros and Black Sox was played by 1860s-era rules.
Bob Hunter, right, a real physician, plays the role of an Army
surgeon during tours of Old Fort Lowell Hospital ruins at Fort
Lowell Park, 2900 N. Craycroft Road. The ruins were open throughout
the day, as were several houses in the Fort Lowell