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“Fort and Battlefield ”

Ranked #6 of 16 things to do in Sheridan
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Owner description: A historic battlefield.
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The fort is a partial reproduction with foundations of the original. The visitor center is small but does have allot of artifacts and exhibits. You can also drive a few miles away and visit a memorial at the battlefield and walk a trail through it.

Thank Albert C
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Part of this Fort still stands, at least part of the front wall. There is a nice walking path within the Fort and a map that shows you where all the buildings once stood. They had a interactive center, but we didn't stop in there as we were on our way to SD and had made lots of stops already.

Thank Baseballgirl1975
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

I've been interested in the Fetterman Fight (Battle of The 100 in Hand) for years. So I REALLY enjoyed seeing the place where it happened. We had an enthusiastic staff member give an overview of the battle at the museum, and watched the short film. We did not tour the fort site, just drove up the hill to the Fetterman monument to get a sense of the lay of the land. The historical connections between this battle and Little Bighorn are worth contemplating. My guess is that you have to be interested in the INdian Wars to really appreciate the site.

1  Thank DisplacedColoradan
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Yes, this is important part of history of Indian Wars. Site of Wagon Box fight and Fetterman Fight. Only time Indians really made an attack plan and carried it out so well.
They wiped of Captain Fetterman and 80 others. If Custer had not happened, this was worst defeat for US. vs Indians. Small fee, state site. People were knowledgeable but don't expect much of of reconstructed fort ad is was totally destroyed by Indians after the 1868 treaty and railroad bypasses Bozeman trail,

Thank 37sidneym
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Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Currently stuck in the middle of nowhere but cow fields, this fort did command a view wide and far. Empty fields that were so so important 150 years ago.

Thank ki0ki
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