FORT PHIL KEARNY

WYOMING STATE HISTORIC SITE, NATIONAL LANDMARK and INTERPRETIVE CENTER

528 Wagon Box Road

Banner, WY  82832  -   307-684-7629

June: Birding and Wildflower Walk at Wagon Box by Dr. Jackie Canterbury of Bighorn Audubon. Free Event

June 23rd at 6pm: Part 1: History of Native American Languages; Part 2: Introduction to the Arapaho Language:

Presentations by Professor Andrew Cowell, University of Colorado, and an Arapaho Tribal Member.

The significance, history, and the cultural impact of Native American languages is as vast as the territory where they were once spoken.

About Professor Cowell: University of Colorado, Department of Linguistics, 2008-current; Chair, Department of Linguistics, 2015-current. One of his main research interests is the indigenous languages of the Western U.S., and he directs the Center for the Study of Indigenous Languages of the West (CSILW). He has published extensively on Arapaho, and also works on Gros Ventre, Cheyenne, and Miwok. His interests include both formal linguistics and linguistic anthropology, and he is also involved with language preservation work in the field of endangered languages. Read more about Arapaho Language

Free Event at Kearney Community Hall

August, at the Sheridan Library: Wyoming in 1620, on the 400th year anniversary of the Mayflower voyage

 

September 17th at 6pm : Presentation on Ridgway Glover by Paula Richardson Fleming Photo Archivist, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, 1970–2003.  “In June of 1866 a young Quaker photographer from New Jersey set out on the adventure of his life to photograph the American West. It was an adventure from which he would not return, but one that would inspire many scholars to hunt for his photographs – the earliest ever made of treaty negotiations in the field, and maybe just maybe, of Fort Phil Kearny,” Paula Richardson Fleming, Lookout Vol. 37. Ms. Fleming has authored several books including “North American Indians in Early Photographs" and “Grand Endeavors of American Indian Photography”.

Free Event at Kearney Community Hall

October: Full Moon Fort

November 8th at 2pm: Veterans Event - Uniform Exhibit and Presentation on the Civil War and the Effects Along the Bozeman Trail. By Bob Wilson and Sonny Reisch. 

Free Event at Kearney Community Hall

December 20th at 1pm: Fetterman Battle Presentation by Bob Wilson at Kearney Community Hall

 

December 21st: Anniversary of the Fetterman Battle. Period weapon demonstration at Fort Phil Kearny and tour of Fetterman Battlefield by Bob Wilson and the Kearny Regulars

For more info on these events, please email fpkbta@gmail.com