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Date:
February 22
Time:
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Address:
Allen Heritage Center
100 E. Main
Allen, TX 75002
Cost:
Free

Sam Bass Day 2014 Honoring Railroad History

Saturday, February 22

Join in the commemoration of the infamous first successful train robbery in Texas as well as learning more about trains and how they impacted our community.

Events for the entire family include:

  • Sam Bass Robbery reenactment at 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Blacksmith demonstrations
  • Interactive telegraph system
  • Train bingo
  • Train bells and flag signal presentations

Students are also encouraged to enter the Sam Bass Day Art Contest. This year's request is kids in Kindergarten through high school to draw paint the landscape of Allen in the 1870s. Submission deadline is February 3. Learn more on the Allen Heritage Guild website or email Anne Gifford with any questions.