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Welcome To Fort Wallace Museum
Preserving the History of the Smoky Hill River Basin
Home of the "Fightin'est Fort in the West"

Fort Wallace Memorial Association 
 Fort Wallace museum has resume normal operating hours. 
Face mask are voluntary.
FWMA will provide hand sanitizers.
FWMA has sanitizing protocols in place for restrooms and lobby areas.

FWMA encourage self limiting distancing.
FWMA Encourage washing of hands or voluntary use of gloves.
FWMA encourage no touching of objects and artifacts.
FWMA encourage limiting touching of retail items.

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021 AT 9 AM MST – 4:30 PM MST

2021 Symposium: Taking the Smoky Hill to Santa Fe

Otero store

8:30 -Doors Open –Registration ($30 members, $40 non-members)

9:15 -Welcome

9:30 -Joanne Van Coevern, Santa Fe Trail Association -“The Santa Fe Trail”

10:15 -Break

10:30 -Michael Baughn-“Overview of the Sheridan, Kansas”

11:15 -Break

11:30 -Deb Goodrich-“Santa Fe Trade in Sheridan, Kansas”

12:15 -Break for Lunch

1: 45 -Brenda Tropf--Ground Penetrating Radar of the Fort Wallace and Sheridan Cemetery Results

and the resulting local school education project

2:30 -Break

2:45 -Marla Matkin and her Reader’s Theater Cast “Stories of Sheridan Kansas”

3:30 -Symposium End

SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 2021 AT 9 AM MST – 4:30 PM MST

2021 Symposium: Taking the Smoky Hill to Santa Fe


Captain Keogh’s Emerald Banquet

(Period Attire Encouraged!)

A Benefit of 2021 Guardians Membership!

5:00 -Social Hour

6:00 -Dinner Murder Mystery

A hilarious heist is afoot! Enjoy this original mystery presentation

by Marla Matkin and friends!

7:00 -Fundraiser Auction

There will be a few items offered for live auction; We will also kick off a week-long auction

through a professional online company, Online auction starts March 6 and ending on Saturday, March 13!

Watch our FB page for more details!

February 21, 2021 Unveiling of Reuben Waller Painting and Premiere of film
March 13, 2021 Symposium taking the Smoky Hill to Santa Fe  9:00 to 4:30 MSDT
March 13, 2021 Guardian Banquet and Fundraiser  5:00 to 8:30   MSDT

Fort Wallace Museum
2655 Highway 40
Wallace, KS 67761
(785) 891-3564
You can find the Fort Wallace Museum on Google Map and    Travel Ks Clio
Fort Wallace Memorial Association  is a 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.

Thank You for Donations.
Free admission with a suggested donation of $7 per adult.
Winter hours  [1st  Sunday of Nov. - 2nd  Sunday of March] 10 am-4 pm Thurs.- Sat.
as weather  permits.
Summer hours  [March 16 - Oct.]  9am-5 pm Mon. -Sat. and 1-5 pm Sunday
*Note: All times are Mountain Time*

Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's and Easter