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“Important Western History”

Ranked #6 of 16 things to do in Sheridan
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Owner description: A historic battlefield.
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Visited the site on a cold and rainy day so was not able to walk around the grounds of the Fort. Nice visual display explaining the Fort and why it was important. Will come back again to walk the grounds.

Thank mswalleye
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Missed it going West but turned around at Sheridan and found this out of the way Historic site. There is parking on site and interpetive signs along with a museum with the history of this fort which was built to protect the Bozeman Trail which was being used for immigrants going to the rich gold fields in Montana.. The fort only stood for about 2 years and after it closed the Indians burnt this hated sign of the White Man's incursion into their country.

Thank Monica58860
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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.

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