Years ago, when I arrived at the park in 2014, I asked the staff for their vision of Washita Battlefield National Historic Site. Collaboratively, we came up with: A park strongly supported by tribal members and community partners that serve as a destination for opportunities to learn, heal, and connect. A few years went by, and we adopted the National Park Service Centennial Goal: Connect with and create the next generation of park visitors, supporters, and advocates.Another couple of years later, and in preparation for the 150th, we came up with a theme at an all employee meeting that resonated…

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