Washita Battlefield National Historic Park Goes DIGITAL
Contact: Kathryn Harrison , 580-497-2742
In our on-going efforts to reach out to our old friends and introduce the park to new friends, Washita Battlefield National Historic Site has recently created a Facebook page. "We invite everyone to visit us," said Superintendent Tucker Blythe. "In fact," he went on to say, "As the National Park Service prepares for its' Centennial in 2016, a key component of this planning has always been to embrace online and mobile technology including social media. With our new Facebook page we are telling our story to a wider audience, as well as taking that first step to join the digital revolution."
To access Washita's Facebook page, go to: www.nps.gov/waba. On the home page, go to the Features section and find the Facebook logo; click on Read More. In the first sentence, click on Facebook and you'll be able to join the conversation!
Did You Know?
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.