Owa Chita Sunday: 150th Anniversary
Nov 25, 2018
18555 Hwy 47A
Step back in time at the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site during Owa Chita Sunday. This interactive history program will mark the 150th anniversary of the events of November 27, 1868—known as the Battle of Washita River or the Washita Massacre—when Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry in a surprise dawn attack on a Cheyenne village led by Peace Chief Black Kettle. Owa Chita Sunday offers free activities and crafts to engage all ages in the history and cultures that enrich this historic site located within the Black Kettle National Grassland in western Oklahoma.