The morning was still and bitter cold when cultures clashed. . . .

The site protects and interprets the setting along the Washita River where Lt. Col. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle on November 27, 1868. The attack was an important event in the tragic clash of cultures of the Indian Wars era.

 

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Movie Night at Washita!

Movie Night at Washita!

On Saturday, February 20, @ 6:30 p.m. Washita Battlefield National Historic Ste invites the public to bring their families for an evening at the movie

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Want to Read with Us?

Join Washita's Book Club!

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site has a book club! Want to join?

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Volunteers are VIPs

Volunteers are VIPs

The National Park Service's centennial year is here, and we want to encourage everyone to take part in the celebration! Volunteer

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Join Washita for the Find Your Park Lecture Series

Find Your Park Lecture Series

On select Sundays at 2:00 p.m. in the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Visitor Center our rangers will share their favorite parks!

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