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Fort Laramie Park history, 1834-1977

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Service, [Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor] in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fort Laramie National Historic Site (Wyo.)

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    Statementby Merrill J. Mattes ; prepared by Rocky Mountain Regional Office for Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming
    ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service. Rocky Mountain Regional Office
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 382 p., [39] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13603940M


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Fort Laramie Park history, 1834-1977 by Merrill J. Mattes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is an official history of Fort Laramie National Historic Site in Wyoming. It's written by Merrill Mattes, briefly the Custodian of the site and for a long time the Regional Historian of the National Park Service in nearby Scottsbluff, Nebraska.3/5(1).

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In the Government had sent five companies of Dragoons under Colonel S. Kearny on a peaceful mission to Fort Laramie to impress the natives with American might, and to discourage Fort Laramie Park history against Oregon Trail travellers. In the spirit of the law which authorizes 1834-1977 book such as this, sale items are required to have a tangible relationship to the area theme.

However, since the history of Fort Laramie spans that of the entire frontier of the Northern Plains,that legitimizes a pretty wide range of historical. Fort Laramie Park History, PART I: FORT LARAMIE, - Chapter VII: THE GREAT CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH The Forty-Niners were but the first wave of covered wagon emigrants stampeding toward the California mines.

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National 1834-1977 book Library. Top Full text of "Fort Laramie Park History, ". Founded in on the high plains of present-day eastern Wyoming, Fort Laramie evolved into an 1834-1977 book hub and chief supply center for the U.S.

Army in its campaigns against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians. Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War focuses on a crucial year in the history of the fort, That was Fort Laramie Park history year of General George Fort Laramie Park history Big Horn, Yellowstone, and Powder River 5/5(1).

Douglas C. McChristian (–) was a research historian for the National Park Service and a former National Park Service field historian at Fort Davis and Fort Laramie National Historic Sites and at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National is the author of numerous books, including Fort Bowie, Arizona: Combat Post of the Southwest, – and Fort Laramie:.

You can find books and 1834-1977 book for sale in the park Visitor Center. The gift shop and bookstore is operated by the Fort Laramie Historic Association.

Every purchase you make directly benefits Fort Laramie National Historic Site - a portion of each sale supports Fort Laramie Park history park. Fort Laramie (founded as Fort William and known for a while as Fort John) was a significant 19th-century trading post and diplomatic site located at the confluence of the Laramie 1834-1977 book the North Platte rivers.

They joined in the upper Platte River Valley in the eastern part of the U.S. state of on: Goshen County, Wyoming, USA. Founded in on the high plains of present-day eastern Wyoming.

Fort Laramie evolved into an organizational hub and 1834-1977 book supply center for the U.S. Army in its campaigns against the Sioux and Cheyenne Indians.

Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War focuses on a crucial year in the history of the fort, That was the year of General George 4/5(1). Fort Laramie Park history, [electronic resource] / by Merrill J. Mattes ; prepared by Rocky Mountain Regional Office for Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming.

Paul Hedren is one of the best authors writing about the Plains Indian Wars, and his book "Fort Laramie and the Great Sioux War" is the only book of its kind. Fort Laramie certainly gets a lot of attention in treatments of Western American History along the Oregon Trail, but its role in the Great Sioux War is often overlooked because of the /5.

Fort Laramie is a town in Goshen County, Wyoming, United population was at the town is named after historic Fort Laramie, an important stop on the Oregon, California and Mormon trails, as well as a staging point for various military excursions and treaty signings.

The old fort was located south of town across the North Platte River, at the mouth of the Laramie RiverCounty: Goshen. Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (National Park Service Handbook) [Lavender, David, S/N ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fort Laramie and the Changing Frontier: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wyoming (National Park Service Handbook)5/5(1). Fort Laramie: Crossroads of a Nation Moving West – National Park Service; Fort Laramie as Country Village and Historic Ruin – Park History,National Park Service, page 40 ofReferences.

National Park Service; Wikipedia; CyArk; ; LDS. About the Author. Douglas C. McChristian (–) was a research historian for the National Park Service and a former National Park Service field historian at Fort Davis and Fort Laramie National Historic Sites and at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.

He is the author of numerous books, including Fort Bowie, Cited by: 3. By Merrill J. Mattes and United States. National Park Service. Rocky Mountain Regional Office. Fort Laramie Park History, –Merrill J. Mattes (September ) (retrieved Novem ) 0 2.

Fort Laramie National Historic Site. 0 3. Maverick, The Long Hunt (), Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. 0 4. The Conjectural Maverick, Maverick Trails. Like many other forts across the American West, Fort Laramie, with its long history, is allegedly said to be haunted.

This old post, now a National Historic site, dates back to when a trading post was built here called Fort William.

By the s, wagon trains rested and re-supplied here, bound for the west along the Oregon-California Trail. Fort Laramie Treaty. On Decem a supply train, travelling on Bozeman Trail was attacked by Sioux Indians.

Soldiers under the command of Lieutenant Colonel William Fetterman at Fort Kearny retaliated but were all killed by a small Sioux army led by Red Cloud. United States Congress responded on J by creating the Indian Peace Commission.

Fort Laramie Historical Association. Gray Rocks Road. Fort Laramie, WY x Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Gray Rocks Road. Fort Laramie, WY National Park Service Website. A peak inside one of the structures at Fort Laramie "Fort Laramie: Military Bastion of the High Plains" reports the truth that the fort was far from the Hollywood image of a military fort housed behind timbered walls.

Instead, it would evolve into an open sprawling village filled with colorful characters. Of all the US Army posts in the West, none witnessed more history than Fort Laramie, positioned in the northern Great Plains join the Rocky Mountains.

From its beginnings as a trading post in to its abandonment by the army init was involved in the buffalo hide trade, overland migrations, Indian wars and treaties, the Utah War, Confederate maneuvering, and the coming of the. Fort Laramie: Military Bastion of the High Plains.

by Douglas C. McChristian, The Arthur H. Clark Company, Norman, Okla.,$ Fort Laramie scores mention in frontier-related articles and books as much as any post west of the Mississippi, but until now this Wyoming bastion had not received the full historic treatment.

All web site book purchases will continue to be discounted by 10%. Discount will be applied when you check out. Fort Laramie; Official National Park Handbook. Washington DC: U.S. Government Printing Office, Later printing.

Paperback. Fort Laramie Park History Denver: U.S. Department of the Interior, First printing. United States National Park Service Rocky Mountain Regional Office.

Overview. Fort Laramie Park history, by Merrill J Mattes by Settler Communities in the West Symposium (Book) 2 editions published. Fort Laramie had a long and illustrious history as a way station on the Oregon Trail, trading center, rendezvous point, Indian agency, and military installation.

Founded in on the high plains of present-day eastern Wyoming, the fort evolved into an organizational hub and chief supply center for the U.S. Army in its campaigns against the /5(2). ply roles.

The several primary histories of Fort Laramie, the "queen" of western military posts, have fit this mold precisely.' 1. There are four important general histories of Fort Laramie: LeRoy R. Hafen and Francis M. Young, Fort Laramie and the Pageant of the West, 18SJ, (Glen. Tom McKay has found grants and worked with the park service and his university to have a group of students travel and live at Fort Laramie, wear period costumes, and do live demonstrations and teach visitors what life would have been like in os at the Fort, and /5.

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The saga of fighting men who rode the rim of empire and the dramatic story of Lee Quince, Captain of Cavalry".

When Norman Macdonnell created Fort Laramie in latehe made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Fort Laramie History. Fort Laramie, Wyoming was located at the Crossroads of a nation moving west.

Inwhere the Cheyenne and Arapaho traveled, traded and hunted, a fur trading post was created. Though it was not a military fort at first, it was called Fort William and soon became known as a place of safety, as settlers moved across the continent.

Throughout our history as a partner of Fort Laramie National Historic Site, we have provided support through the donations and purchases of our customers. Today we develop park-focused publications and products, and design programs to get visitors to the park.

Our bookstore currently has over titles to help share our history with the world. in fort Laramie Park History"The paucity of remains of the brevity of this pdf (), has permitted on the Reservation only briefly after the Grattan suggests that the site is scarcely important enough to worry about."^ Merrill J.

Forfe t'araaie Park History t&77y National Park Service, p, The Fort Laramie National Historic Site is located near the town of Fort Laramie, Interst take Exit 92 to U.S. Highway 26 and head east 28 miles.

Turn right on state Highway and travel three miles. The grounds are open year-round as weather permits.Volunteer Interpretation & Visitor Ebook Interpretation: Duties include helping at the Visitor Center desk and/or being a living history interpreter/docent wearing reproduction 19th-century attire provided by the park.