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The Sheridan area is home to one of the highest concentrations of Indian War Battlesites anywhere in the U.S. – flanked by Ft. Phil Kearny to the South near Story, and Custer’s Last Stand/Battle of Little Bighorn National Monument to the north.

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Combined with an authentic cowboy heritage and the majestic Bighorn Mountain range looming large over the entire area, you can be sure that a visit to Sheridan will treat you to some of the most amazing experiences the West has to offer!

BATTLE SITES

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Custer’s Last Stand

With the western expansion came the white man. The Sioux, of what is now South Dakota, refused to give up their land to the white man for the ensuing gold rush in to the Black Hills. This expansion interfered with the “Indians patterns of land use”…
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Ft. Phil Kearny

December 21, 1866, a force of 3000 Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe Indians ambushed a detachment of 81 men and officers under the command of Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel Fetterman. This was the worst defeat experienced by the US Army during the Indian Wars until…
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Connor Battlefield

Located in Ranchester of I-90, this was the site of the Battle of Tongue River between the Army and the Arapahoe tribe. It was the singlemost important engagement of the Powder River Expedition of …
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Rosebud Battle

The 1876 Campaign of General George Crook was one of the best known military actions against the Plains Indians. Crook was camped where the Little and Big Goose creeks unite in Sheridan. It was here that he …
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COWBOYS & INDIANS

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WYO Rodeo

Let’s Get WYO’d! The Wild West rides again in the Sheridan WYO Rodeo, on the Million Dollar Tour of Professional Rodeos with the world’s top cowgirls and cowboys!…
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First People’s Pow Wow

2014 marks the second-annual First People’s Pow Wow celebration! As part of the events and festivities surrounding WYO Rodeo week, the First People’s Pow Wow caps off…
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Bighorn Country USA

New to the Sheridan Festivals & events line-up for 2014 is the Bighorn Country USA Camping & Music Festival to be held at the Trails End Concert Park. Featuring more that 17 artists over 3-days…
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Authentic Guest Ranches

Experience the authenticity of cowboy life as you bask in the wide open spaces of Sheridan’s gorgeous and authentic guest ranches…
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HISTORIC SHERIDAN

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Sheridan Inn

The complete restoration and renovation of the Sheridan Inn, a National Historic Landmark, is nearing completion. Work on the re-adaptive use of the second and third floors continues with each donation, gift and grant for that purpose.
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The Mint Bar

In 1907, the Mint Bar (then called the Mint Saloon) opened for business in the heart of downtown Sheridan. Negotiations for the purchase of the Mint Bar property actually began all the way back in 1894 with a down payment of only $500…
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Trail End State Historic Site

Designed by Montana architect Glenn Charles McAlister, the mansion remains on of the few western examples of Flemish Revival architecture. “Trail End” as it was named by Kendrick is operated by the State of Wyoming Parks & Cultural Resources…
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King’s Museum

The Don King Museum houses hundreds of unique saddles and memorabilia of the Wild West. King’s Museum developed from the artistry and handwork of master leather craftsman Don King who developed his own style, “the Sheridan Style” saddle….
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