The Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation is a professional services group that supports units of the National Park System, such as Washita, in caring for cultural landscapes. Find videos of parks preserving cultural landscapes at nps. gov and search Olmsted Center. Washita’s cultural landscape is a fundamental resource that encompasses key elements related to the battle: Custer’s knoll; Black Kettle’s village and the pony slaughter site; the Black Kettle Tree (a modern, living monument); private devotional objects left by members of associated tribes; the Washita River; and topography, which influenced the selection of camp sites and screened the movements of…

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Reading Winner

READING WINNER…Jentry Herren received the grand prize for the children’s reading program at the Minnie Slief library. She chose to go to the zoo and

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