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"Hi Jolly & the Mystery of the US Army Camel Corps"

  • When: Saturday, January 27, 2018, 2 p.m.
  • Where: Mohave Museum History and ARts
  • Cost: Free
  • Website: Visit
  • Age limit: All ages
  • Categories: Lectures

Presented by Sounds of Kingman, Mohave Museum of History and Arts and Hill Development LLC. Road Scholar, R. Casey Davis presentation spotlights a little-known chapter in AZ History called the U.S. Army Camel Corps. For about 20 yrs., ending in the 1870’s, camels were used as pack animals in the arid West. Hadji Ali, nicknamed Hi Jolly, was one of the camel drivers employed at the time. His exploits are many and his story is spellbinding. Mr. Casey will enlighten us with fascination true and legendary exploits of Mr. Hadji’s background, life and times. This is a story you want to hear!