Temporary Exhibits

Group portrait of soldiers in late 1800s.
Discover who the Buffalo Soldiers were and how they contributed to our national parks.

Courtesy National Archives, photo no. 111-RB-2839.


Always Prepared: Buffalo Soldiers in the Klondike explores the story of the 24th Infantry’s eventful 1899 deployment to Skagway, Alaska.

The exhibition, which runs through fall 2018, highlights the role Buffalo Soldiers played in establishing our national parks. Always Prepared was designed and fabricated by a group of master’s candidates in the Museology Graduate Program at the University of Washington as part of on-going partnership between the university and the National Park Service.

Last updated: July 2, 2018

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