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Anthony Lucas Engineering Day

Date: September 14, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Category: Events
Location: Spindletop Gladys City, 5550 Jimmy Simmons Blvd., formerly University Drive
Details:

Born September9, 1855, Capt. Anthony F. Lucas was the engineer in charge of drilling the historic well at Spindletop. Gladys City will celebrate Capt. Lucas' birthday with a day of puzzles, games and activities that will challenge young and old alike to see engineering in a whole new light. Mix the right chemicals to make goop. Build a model oil derrick. Race a balloon car. Marvel at the "unpoppable" balloon. And test your problem-solving skills at the 'Creation Station.' Plus, we'll finish the day blowing the gusher at 2 p.m.

FREE ADMISSION for all from 10:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Contact: Mark Osborne
409-880-1750
http://spindletop.org