• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Our Staff & Offices

Washita Staff

Washita Staff, November 2013


The staff at Washita Battlefield work in one of three divisions; Administration, Interpretation, or Maintance. The overall management of Washita Battlefield is the responsibility of the Superintendent, Park Support Assistant, and Chief of Interpretation. All the staff work together, however, to safeguard Washita Battlefield for this and future generations.

The headquarters of Washita Battlefield National Historic Site is located at:

18555 HWY 47A STE A

Cheyenne, Oklahoma 73628

Park staff can be contacted by calling (580) 497-2742.

Did You Know?

Granite map depicting the attack at the park overlook.

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site was established to protect, and interpret the site where at dawn on November 27, 1868 the Southern Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle was attacked by the 7th U.S. Cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.