Fort Robinson History Center Celebration

June 3, 2016 all-day
Fort Robinson State Park
3200 Highway 20
NE 69339-0392
308-665-2919 or 1-800-833-6747

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!

4:30-6:00pmPublic 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

6:00-7:00pmRibbon-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.

8:30-5:30FREE 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.