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Is COVID and the onset of winter giving you a terrible case of cabin fever? Take a tour in your car! Washita Battlefield is part of the Great Plains Trail…

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Recently, the Washington Post wrote an article about President-elect Joe Biden’s choice for the Secretary of the Interior. He nominated Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), who will be the first Native…

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Over a month ago, on December 10, 2020, U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced the establishment of the Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument in Jackson, Mississippi as the 423rd unit of the National Park System. (more…)

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In the month of December, we had 295 visitors, down 28% from 2019 and 10% lower than our 5-year average. What’s in a name? At the 156th remembrance of the…

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As COVID wreaked havoc on our normal lives, a place of solace became the outdoors. With vaccines becoming available to the public, that doesn’t mean we should go back to…

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Recently, a social media follower commented on one of our posts in which we asked our local stakeholders to help us in our restoration efforts of the Native Garden. The commenter said, “What help do you need?” (more…)

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There were 501 visitors this month, 35% less than last year’s visitation during the same month. The month before, on October 13th, President Trump signed an Executive Order establishing the One Trillion Trees Interagency Council, which will be responsible for coordinating the Federal government’s support of the global One Trillion Trees Initiative. (more…)

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152 years ago today, the 7th Cavalry were on campaign, heading towards Black Kettle’s village. They arrived after midnight in the rolling hills on the north side of the Washita River. (more…)

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The “HU,” a popular Mongolian folk metal band, has taken traditional instruments and singing and blended them with modern instruments and sounds. (more…)

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Campgrounds provide a low-cost and unique opportunity for visitors to experience National Park Service (NPS) sites across the country. (more…)

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