• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

2-13-09 New Superintendent to be Installed at Washita Battlefield NHS

Washita Battlefield NHS Superintendent Lisa Conard-Frost
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site welcomes its newest member Superintendent Lisa Conard-Frost
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News Release Date: February 13, 2009

New Superintendent to be

Installed at Washita

Battlefield NHS


On Wednesday, February 25, 2009 at 3:00 PM, park staff, forest service staff, members of the community, state and regional staff gathered in the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site visitors gallery to attend the installation and welcoming ceremony for new superintendent, Lisa Conard Frost. 


Lisa Conard Frost, a 16-year veteran of the National Park Service, has been named Superintendent of Washita Battlefield National Historic Site in Oklahoma, according to Intermountain Regional Director Mike Snyder.


An Oklahoma native, Conard Frost is a tribal member of the Cherokee Nation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, and a master’s degree in human relations from the University of Oklahoma in Norman.


“I could not be more honored and excited for the opportunity to serve at Washita Battlefield,” Conard Frost said. “The site’s significance and themes represent many of the characteristics I hold dear in my heart. I look forward to working with the great staff, respected tribes, and important partners and community members in representing the National Park Service and my home state.”

Did You Know?

Camp Supply 1869

Camp Supply, Indian Territory, was established November 1868, to support General Philip Sheridan's winter campaign against the Southern Plains Indians. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the 7th U.S. Cavalry left this camp to search for and engage "hostiles" reported to be in their winter camps along the Washita River. This historic post is located 13 miles north of Woodward, Oklahoma on Highway 183.