• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

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  • Parking Lot Repaving Project

    The Visitor Center parking lot and the Overlook parking lots will be repaved on Monday, September 29. These areas will still be accessible to the public, however, traffic flow may change during the project. Please be aware during your visit.

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 Washita Battlefield National Historic Site if you are interested in receiving future issues of the Update.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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.