This could have been said by a member of the Cantonment Reno garrison. Cantonment means temporary, and this definitely described the conditions here. Construction began in the fall of 1876, and because of the approaching winter, dugouts and cabins . . . — — Map (db m97940) HM
The year was 1876. Armies marched from every direction of the compass to confront Native Americans in the Powder River Country. One command under General George Crook marched three times that year from Fort Fetterman to the Powder River and points . . . — — Map (db m97942) HM
October 2, 1948 - March 9, 2005
The boot print in the concrete entering the park are from Chris' boots. They were placed there to welcome all to a good place to reflect and relax, "Enjoy the ride."
Born in Biloxi, MS on October 2, 1948, . . . — — Map (db m91588) HM
In the early 1890's, a series of localized conflicts characterized by competition for resources, accusations of cattle rustling, and issues of cattle management broke into a shooting conflict in Johnson County in 1892. Large cattle owners, . . . — — Map (db m91577) HM
From this point in any direction is Powder River Country.
Twelve thousand years ago. the rich grassland and abundant wildlife attracted Native American hunters into the area. As the United States expanded, commerce and conflict occurred. The . . . — — Map (db m91575) HM
From the top of the Big Horn Mountains on the west to the Pumpkin Buttes on the east, this area evolved with grazing animals, from bison and other wildlife hunted by nomadic Indians, to the vast herds of cattle brought in by foreign investors in the . . . — — Map (db m91576) HM
A raging wall of water in the spring and a mud wallow in the fall, the Powder River could halt a wagon train for days. The first attempt to temper the river was made by the post trader who construction a wood toll bridge. This was quickly washed out . . . — — Map (db m97941) HM
In the months following Custer's defeat at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, a group of Native American members of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe left their allies along the Little Big Horn River and traveled south to encamp for the winter. Led by . . . — — Map (db m91561) HM