• History of the Fort

  • Non-Native Migration

  • Military background, including cavalry, infantry and companies that were here

  • Details of uniforms and equipment, including guns and saddles

  • Day in the life of infantry, cavalrymen and horses.

  • What life was like in the barracks

  • Personal hygiene

  • Financial compensation

  • Gold mines desertion effect

  • Diet, disease, and medical treatment

  • Soldier’s duties

  • Punishment including simple infractions

  • Forms of entertainment

NATIVES:

  • The Plains Tribal life ways broadly, and value of terrain to traditional lifestyles

  • Symbolism of clothing and weapon decorations

  • Some commonly told Native origin stories and legends

  • Value of dreams and interpretations

  • Battle tactics

  • Warrior weapon history and including how to make a warrior shield, and bow and arrows

  • Value of horses to traditional Plains Tribes lifeways

  • Broadly accepted information on Plains Tribes warrior culture

BATTLES:

  • December 6th

  • Fetterman

  • Wagon Box                                    

 

 

FOR MORE INFO please call 307-684-7629   or email misty.stoll@wyo.gov

FORT PHIL KEARNY EDUCATIONAL TOURS
What you will learn during your presentation and tour!

FORT PHIL KEARNY

WYOMING STATE HISTORIC SITE, NATIONAL LANDMARK and INTERPRETIVE CENTER

528 Wagon Box Road

Banner, WY  82832  -   307-684-7629