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A small piece of history

This was a small battle with no real significance in the time it happened but it does show what was... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Wyosoldier
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Interesting

This monument is educational and tells the story of a little known piece of history. The signage is... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
kadct
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New Preston, Connecticut
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Exit 44 off Interstate 90, Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site, Story, WY
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

Typical of other historical places in the area. An information sign and several plaques to tell of the struggles of the protection of the Bozeman Trail in the late 1800s.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gkeager
Reviewed 12 October 2017

It's a bit hard to find, but once you do, it's very interesting wild west history. good place to let the littles run around and get their wiggles out.

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Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Suzy_Wasden
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was a small battle with no real significance in the time it happened but it does show what was happening during this time. The site is starting to look a little rough though, needs more care.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Wyosoldier
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

This monument is educational and tells the story of a little known piece of history. The signage is good and helps one imagine what it may have been like back in the day. The original monument only acknowledges the loss of military life but there...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank kadct
Reviewed 28 July 2017

A very minimalist site but still well done and an important chapter in the Plains Indian wars. The setting is beautiful and evocative.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This monument is situated in Fort Phil Kearny, Story, Wyoming. It is a very remote location and not a lot more than a large open area where the fort once stood and a battle took place. The sign tells the story and we were totally...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ottley
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

It had good history facts. Pretty view. If you are around swing by. It is even free. I like the Experance

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Exploration210665
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I am fascinated by the Indian Wars of the 1860s and 70s but had never traveled west to see any of the hallowed battle sites. It is SO amazing to stand in the very spot where history was made; this is an extremely beautiful area...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cruiser9901
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Second time we have stopped there. If you are a history buff or especially like western history it is very well worth the stop. Only takes a few minutes to look over the site.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank kandkf
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It does not look like much but I learned a lot when I visited the site. What I thought what a wagon box was and what I actually saw gave me a new appreciation for what the men and women went through.

Date of experience: September 2015
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