Learn About Northern Plains Indian Battles at Fort Caspar Museum Association's Fall Lunch and Learn
The Fort Caspar Museum Association is pleased to announce its Fall Lunch and Learn program. It will be held from 12:00 to 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 23rd and will feature Dr. Greg Brondos who will present "War on the Northern Plains."
Learn about Northern Plains Indian battles from the Grattan Massacre in 1854 to the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890. The U.S. army allied with the Crow and Shoshone tribes to fight the Sioux, Cheyenne, and the Arapaho tribes. Dr. Brondos will review the massacres at Rosebud, Little Big Horn, Dull Knife, Sand Creek, and Platte Bridge (Fort Caspar).
An optional lunch will be served at 12:00 pm, followed by the presentation at 1:00 pm. Reservations are required for the lunch and must be made by September 21st (call 235-8462). The cost for lunch is $5 for FCMA members and $8 for non-members; the lecture is free with paid lunch or free with paid Museum admission. The lunch will feature a buffet of fried chicken, sides, dessert, and beverages.
Fort Caspar Museum's hours in September are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Admission prices are $3 for adults; $2 for youth (ages 13-18 years); FREE for children (12 years and younger) and for FCMA members. For more information, call the Museum at 307-235-8462, or visit our website at www.fortcasparwyoming.com. Fort Caspar Museum is located at 4001 Fort Caspar Road