Category: Washita

Washita

The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History (SNOMNH) will showcase a historic ledger art drawing by Cheyenne Chief Whirlwind on Saturday, November 15, running through Saturday, December 15. You need to login to view the...

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946 visitors came to the park in October. As we commemorate Veterans Day, be aware that there are multiple types of veterans. During the struggle between American expansion and the sovereignty of the Plains Tribes from the mid-...

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Halloween is a time of spooky sounds. Within the National Park Service (NPS), spooky sounds can be those that intrude on the natural sounds. In 2017, Washita set up equipment to monitor the soundscape. The results from this...

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Yesterday and today, Mark Schubert, our zone Safety & Occupation Health Manager, is visiting our park. Based out of Chickasaw National Recreation Area, he oversees Washita, Lake Meredith National Recreation Area &...

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In September, 1,017 visitors made it a point to experience the story of the Washita in person. A father and son came from Oregon just to visit the National Park Service sites in Oklahoma. Do you know how many there are and have...

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Discovering your ancestry has become one of the fastest growing hobbies. As such, we have been informed by visitors that they are descendants of the Washita attack. Some from the Cheyenne, some from the 7th US Cavalry. In the...

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On September 19, seventeen students and two teachers from Cheyenne Public Schools offered their help. Eight students, in preparation for the 150th, helped the park water seal our 40 tipi poles with linseed oil. You need to login...

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Please welcome our new per- manent Park Guide, Christian Schroll. Originally from Mary- land, Christian comes from Grand Canyon National Park. Christian brings a plethora of experiences based on his diverse seasonal jobs and...

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Visitation creeps along as families return home for school, and it’s not quite snow bird season yet. Of the 640 visitors in August, we had Australians, a Japanese woman, a French couple, and two travelers from Austria. Most were...

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August 27th was the 3 month mark for the 150th of the Washita. As it approaches, so does the pending construction of the new Overlook facilities. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member?...

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Maintenance is something that must be done regularly to maintain our facilities for public safety and enjoyment and to minimize costs of deferred maintenance. Without a Facilities Division at Washita, these jobs are either...

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August 10th commemorates the establishment of the Smithsonian Institution, which was a result of one person’s donation to the United States. Perhaps it is coincidence, but the park received two remarkable suggested donations...

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