• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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12-22-08 Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Holiday Schedule

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Date: December 22, 2008

Washita Battlefield National Historic SiteHoliday Schedule

Washita Battlefield National Historic Site visitor center will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25 and on Friday, December 26. President Bush has issued an executive order declaring December 26 a holiday for federal workers. So, plan ahead and do your holiday shopping in the visitor center bookstore by Wednesday, December 24! The Western National Parks Association bookstore has outstanding gifts and stocking stuffers for the Christmas season.

The park visitor center will re-open on Saturday, December 27. The visitor center will be closed again on January 1, 2009, re-opening on January 2.

The park staff wishes to thank the community for its wonderful support during the 140th Anniversary of the Washita events on December 4, 5, and 6. During these three days more than 500 students and visitors attended the programs.

Did You Know?

Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher

That Washita Battlefield is home to over 99 bird species, including the state bird of Oklahoma, the Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher, and the state game bird, the Wild Turkey.