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Fort Wallace 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Beecher Island

Presented By: Fort Wallace Museum
Dates: September 7, 2018 - September 9, 2018
Recurrence: Recurring daily
Location: Fort Wallace Museum
Address: 2655 Highway 40, Wallace, KS 67761
Time: 6:00 PM
Price: Free
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Fort Wallace Memorial Association Schedule for 150th Grand Reunion of Forsyth Scouts Friday Evening, September 7 6pmMT/7pmCT Buffalo Supper With The Scouts For the Guardians of Fort Wallace Saturday, September 8 9 am MT/ 10am CT No Admission Charged Opening Ceremony -- Under Tent Reading of Governor's Proclamation Recognition of officers and Chief of Scouts Presentation of Wreath Honoring William Comstock Re-enactment of Proclamation Creating Wallace County Encampment Opens with Scouts, Buffalo Soldiers, Cavalry, and Plains Indian Tribes Ceremony Honoring Cheyenne Warrior, Roman Nose Noon MT/1 p.m. CT Lunch Break--Venders on Site 1pmMT/2pm Roll Call and Review of Scouts and Buffalo Soldiers 5:30pm MT/6:30 CT Chuckwagon Ham and Bean Supper 7pm MT/8pmCT Zerf, The Kansas Troubador, in Concert Drawing of Raffle Winner for Reproduction 1865 Spencer Carbine Speakers and Presentations Throughout the Day Historians: John Monnett, Dennis K. Clark, Rod Beemer, and Jerry Greene Gatling Gun Demonstration Presentations by Buffalo Soldiers Sunday, September 9 10 amMT/11amCT Horses and Wagons Parade to Fort Wallace Cemetery 11amMT/NoonCT -- NoonMT/1pmCT Ceremony Honoring Scouts Grover and O'Donnell Return to Museum

Fort Wallace Museum

(785) 891-3564 2655 Highway 40, Wallace Map it
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Many fort era artifacts. Fort cemetery, Custers 7th Cavalry Cenotaph. Newly remodeled. Rest area for highway visitors.

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