Washita Battlefield National Historic Site - Cheyenne

The Washita Battlefield National Historic Site near Cheyenne is an amazing, significant site, both peaceful and beautiful. It’s difficult to imagine through the ghastly and horrific scene that took place there on November 27th, 1868.This site marks the location of Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer’s surprise dawn attack on the Southern Cheyenne village of Peace Chief Black Kettle. The clash of cultures that occurred that cold morning changed our nation forever. There’s a visitor center where you can learn more about what happened and visit the actual battlefield site. 

18555 Hwy 47A
Ste A
Cheyenne, OK 73628

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