“Across the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867-68,” an exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, captures the personalities and the place where whites and Indians came together at a culminating moment — the 1868 signing of the Treaty of Fort Laramie. This 1868 photo of an Arapaho woman with six male peace commissioners, who seem to squeeze in on her from the right and left, is a potent symbol of what went on. As curator Jane Aspinwall remarked, “That is what is ...

“Across the Indian Country: Photographs by Alexander Gardner, 1867-68,” an exhibit at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, captures the personalities and the place where whites and Indians came together at a culminating moment — the 1868 signing of the Treaty of Fort Laramie. This 1868 photo of an Arapaho woman with six male peace commissioners, who seem to squeeze in on her from the right and left, is a potent symbol of what went on. As curator Jane Aspinwall remarked, “That is what is ...

Fort Laramie National Historic Site - Top 5 Interesting Places to visit in Wyoming – United States

Fort Laramie National Historic Site - Top 5 Interesting Places to visit in Wyoming – United States

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Wagon ruts on the Oregon Trail in Wyoming. (Fort Laramie, Wyoming)

Wagon ruts on the Oregon Trail in Wyoming. (Fort Laramie, Wyoming)

Fort Laramie, WY - Fort Laramie National Historic Site.   Began as a fur trading post in 1834 and went on to serve folks migrating west via the Oregon and California Trails.  Includes a number of restored historic buildings, which you can check out on a walking tour. While there, stop first at the visitor center and enjoy an 18-minute fort history video, the bookstore, and museum exhibits that include uniforms, weapons, and artifacts from Fort Laramie's history.

Fort Laramie, WY - Fort Laramie National Historic Site. Began as a fur trading post in 1834 and went on to serve folks migrating west via the Oregon and California Trails. Includes a number of restored historic buildings, which you can check out on a walking tour. While there, stop first at the visitor center and enjoy an 18-minute fort history video, the bookstore, and museum exhibits that include uniforms, weapons, and artifacts from Fort Laramie's history.

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