Come celebrate the Fort Robinson History Center’s 60th Anniversary on June 3 and 4, 2016.
All anniversary events are free and open to the public!
Friday – June 3, 2016
Learn more fascinating Fort history through spoken and written words!
4:30-6:00pm – Public Presentations at the Buffalo Soldiers’ Barracks
Welcome and Introduction of speakers by Mike Smith, Director/CEO Nebraska State Historical Society
“Fort Robinson’s Museum: Touchstone to the Past”, Jerome A. Greene
“Remington Called Them Buffalo Soldiers”, John P. Langellier
6:00-7:00pm – Ribbon-Cutting and Book-Signing at the Fort Robinson History Center
Saturday – June 4, 2016
Enjoy special tours interpreting these important Fort sites! A park map is available at the History Center.
8:30-5:30 – FREE ADMISSION throughout the day at the Fort Robinson History Center
Special Tours/Presentations by NSHS staff
9:00am – Red Cloud Agency/POW Camp tour with Randy Kane. Meet at the RCA/POW sites.
10:00am – Post Cemetery with Jim Potter. Meet at cemetery site.
11:00am – Cheyenne Breakout and Death of Crazy Horse: History Archeology with Mike Smith and Rob Bozell. Meet at the log barracks, 1874 parade ground.
1:00pm – Archeology of the Buffalo Soldiers’ Barracks with Rob Bozell. Meet at the barracks.
2:00pm – Blacksmith/Harness Repair shops with Jim Potter. Meet at the shops.
Open for self-guided tours all day.
A Park Entry Permit is required.