Red Flag Fire Warning
There is a Red Flag fire warning for western Oklahoma and a Burn Ban in Roger Mills County currently in effect until further notice.
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site Park Superintendent to transfer to Fort Smith National Historic Site in February
Contact: Kathryn Harrison, 580-497-2742
Park superintendent Lisa Conard Frost, in announcing to park staff that she has been selected to become the new superintendent at Fort Smith National Historic Site in Fort Smith, Arkansas stated, "You all know that it is the nature of the park service that all of us - at one time or another - must move forward to accept new challenges and responsibilities, but I will look back on the time that I have spent here in Cheyenne as one of the best parts of my 20 year career with the National Park Service."
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Did You Know?
Captain Louis Hamilton was the first casualty during the attack on the Washita. Captain Hamilton was grandson of Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.