Sesquicentennial Commemoration, 1868-2018

Washita Battlefield 150th anniversary logo showing peace peipe, horse, and the number 150.

The sesquicentennial of the Washita attack in November 2018 has passed, but events directly related to the attack are forthcoming. We will have various activities to commemorate these associated events, so check out our events page for information about art workshops, special ranger programs, speakers, presentations, and other cultural activities that will highlight the ongoing impact of the Battle of the Washita. The following links of interest provide the latest information:

  • Schedule of programs and special events for the 2019 year.

  • 150th Historical Chronology - Follow historical events on the Great Plains as they happened 150 years ago. Learn how those events led to the Washita attack in 1868.

  • Washita Battlefield NHS Facebook page.

  • Washita Battlefield NHS Twitter page.
  • Learn about the stories relating to the event.

  • Learn about the people who experienced the event.
  • Check out our latest News Release.

The sesquicentennial of the Washita attack is an opportunity to create a sense of place, share multiple perspectives, provoke cultural understanding, support healing & reconciliation, and remain relevant today and into the future.

Last updated: May 10, 2019

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