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Welcome To Fort Wallace Museum

Home of the "Fightin'est Fort in the West"

Friday, October 18

Noon MST/1:00 CST
           Welcome by Jayne Humphrey Pearce, President, Fort Wallace Memorial Association
           Open Conference:  Ken Cole, President, Smoky Hill Trail Association 

12:30 MST/1:30 CST  
           Pick Up Box Lunches and Board Bus for Tour led by Mike Baughn to
           German Family Massacre Site and Smoky Valley Ranch

5:00 MST/6:00 CST Return to Museum/Supper Served

6:00 MST/7:00 CST Fort Wallace Cemetery Tour

7:00 MST/8:00 CST Smoky Hill Trail Association Board Meeting

Saturday, October 19

8:00 am MST/9:00 CST Registration and Opening Remarks Ken Cole

8:15 am MST/9:15 CST Leo Oliva, Fort Wallace

9:15 am MST/10:15 CST Deb Goodrich, Fort Wallace Personalities

10:15 am MST     BREAK

10:30 am MST/11:30 CST David Harrington, Col Carpenter

11:30 am MST/ 12:30 CST Christopher Gabel, A Transcontinental Tragedy

12:30 pm MST    LUNCH served at Museum2:00 pm MST/3:00 CST Brenda Culbertson, Pawnee and Stars

3:00 MST             BREAK

3:15 pm MST/4:15 CST Pauline Sharp, Lucy Eads-First Woman to Lead
             the Kaw Nation

4:15 pm MST/5:15 CST Doug Scott

5:15 MST             BREAK

5:15 MST/6:15 CST Discussion/Questions/Socializing 

6:00 MST/7:00 CST Banquet/Awards/Annual Meeting/Guest Speaker Mike
         Everhart will speak on the life of Dr. Theophilus Turner

Sunday, October 20

8:00 am MST/ 9:00 am CST Introductory Remarks/Final Announcements

8:15 am MST/9:15 am CST Ken Fields, White Deer Land Office Museum

10:15 am MST/11:15am CST Sharing the German Family Story

         Nikki Jaunken Shandy, German Family Descendant and Filmmaker
         Ken Spurgeon

12:15pm MST/1:15 pm CST D. K. Clark, Fort Wallace in context of the Plains War

Conference Adjourned


Fort Wallace Museum
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
(785) 891-3564
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Fort Wallace Memorial Association  is  501(c)3 organization set up to run the Fort Wallace Museum.
  Please contact the Museum about making a donation.
Fort Wallace Memorial will take donations through Pay Pal. .
Free admission with a suggested donation of $7 per adult.

Winter hours: Thurs., Fri., Sat.   Nov. through the 2nd Sunday of March
10am-4pm Mountain Time

Summer hours:  2nd Sunday of March through October 31
9am-5 pm Monday-Saturday and 1-5 pm Sunday Mountain Time

Exploring the Museums of Northwest Kansas

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The Fort Wallace Museum is the perfect place for your family to explore! The Museum will be opening its brand-new exhibit space in the Milford Becker Addition, where you can experience Fort Wallace and the Old West in a new, exciting way! Take a seat in the reproduction BOD Stagecoach, see the facades of buildings from Wallace County History and crane your neck to see a 40-foot plesiosaur fossil found in 1867! Located just east of the town of Wallace on Highway 40! 

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