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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
12:15pm MST/1:15 pm CST D. K. Clark, Fort Wallace in context of the Plains War
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
You can find the Fort Wallace Museum on Google Map and
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. .
admission with a suggested
$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
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!