Ranger Programs Offeded During Old Settler's Reunion
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site will be conducting tours of the Washita Battlefield Interpretive trail during the week of the Old Settler's Reunion (April 16 - 21). The ranger-guided tours will be scheduled twice daily at 10:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. Tours will begin at the park's Overlook. Rangers will also be providing guided walks along the U.S. Forest Service's Dust and Fire Trail, beginning at the visitor center. On Saturday, April 21st the park will be holding its annual National Junior Ranger Day. Special children's activities including a scavenger hunt will be planned throughout the day. As an added bonus, the park bookstore will be offering a 15% discount on all sales items including those already marked down.
Did You Know?
Washita Battlefield National Historic Site was established to protect, and interpret the site where at dawn on November 27, 1868 the Southern Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle was attacked by the 7th U.S. Cavalry under the command of Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.