• Along the Washita - 1868 by Gene V. Dougherty

    Washita Battlefield

    National Historic Site Oklahoma

Things To Do

Metcalfe Gallery flat[1]

Metcalfe Museum

Useful websites to plan your vacation or a weekend of discovery:

Metcalfe Museum: http://metcalfemuseum.org/
USDA Black Kettle National Grasslands: www.fs.fed.us/r3/cibola/districts/black.shtml

Great Plains Trail of Oklahoma: www.greatplainstrail.com or www.owpha.org

Roger Mills County, OK: www.rogermills.org

Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce: http://www.cheyenneokchamberofcommerce.com/

Elk City Chamber of Commerce: www.elkcitychamber.com

Foss Lake State Park: http://www.facebook.com/#!/foss.state.park?fref=ts or http://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.2848Washita

Washita National Wildlife Refuge http://www.fws.gov/refuge/Washita

Alibates Flint Quarries National Monuments http://www.nps.gov/alfl/index.htm

Did You Know?

Granite map depicting the attack at the park overlook.

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.