On Tuesday, January 31st, Bill Heidner, Museum Curator of the Yuma Proving Ground Heritage Center, will present information about the U.S. Camel Corp at 3:00 p.m. at the Foothills Library. The U.S. Camel Corps was a mid-nineteenth century experiment by the United States Army using camels as pack animals in the Southwest United States. Find out the results of the experiment and learn about camel driver Hi Jolly, who is buried under a pyramid in Quartzsite! There is no charge to attend.
The Foothills Library is located at 13226 E. South Frontage Road. For more information, call (928) 342-1640.