• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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Oklahoma Update

Oklahoma Update

Oklahoma Update Volume:1 Number:1

The Oklahoma Update is the official newsletter of the national park units in the State of Oklahoma. Published twice yearly, the newsletter provides partners, stakeholders and park visitors with insight into park operations and events.

The newsletter is available on the park website, via email, or through a traditional mailing list. Please contact Chickasaw National Recreation Area if you are interested in receiving future issues of the Update.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Did You Know?

Chief Magpie sitting on the banks of the Washita River.

As a teenager, Magpie survived the 1868 attack on the Washita River, and lived to fight Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer once again at the Battle of Little Big Horn.