Fort Wallace Museum Expp Photos

Fort Wallace Museum Expp Photos by Peggy Fischer


Hope Springs Happenings 9/19/23

Hope Springs hosted the residents of Wheat Haven Home on September 7th. Wheat Haven, also owned by Brad and Eileen Porubsky, is situated in McDonald, Kans. The Hope Springs residents enjoyed their visit. 


Violin/Piano Duo to Perform at Fort Wallace Museum

Gifted, engaging, and energetic are just a few of the descriptors that have been used in connection with this classically trained piano-violin duo! Kevin & Heidi Cheng, the dynamic couple, play a range of styles, including popular, country, classical, ragtime, romantic, western,... [More]


Masonic Lodge Essay Winner Recognized

The Sharon Springs Masonic Lodge has recognized Claire Walker-Helsel for being the local essay contest winner. Her winning essay was entered into the statewide Masonic Grand Lodge contest with hundreds of other essays from across the state of Kansas from hundreds of public schools.... [More]

Sheriff’s Office Log - August 2023

PLEASE CALL THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE AT 785-852-4288 IF YOU PLAN TO DO ANY BURNING 19 Vins / 11 Civil Process / 27 Court Cases / 7 911 Hang-ups – Friendly Reminder - if you give your child an older phone just for them to “play” on, 911 is still active. Traffic... [More]

How does your garden grow? - Dividing Perennials

How wonderful that we can rejuvenate even the oldest residents of a garden by occasionally dividing them. When dividing perennials, timing and technique are important. Perennial plants are healthiest and most productive when they are young and have room to spread. Plants can... [More]


Healthcare Members Added to Team at GCHS

Greeley County Health Services in Tribune, KS is excited to welcome Lexi Wells, Physician Assistant, to the medical staff, and Luke Wells, Registered Nurse, to the Surgery and Nursing team starting September 2023. "I am excited to have such a talented young couple joining our... [More]


Happy 99th Birthday!

Happy 99th birthday to Ellen Pancake!

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Times Gone Past 9/19/23

15 Years Ago (2008) The Strand Theater was showing Swing Vote starring Kevin Costner, Kelsey Grammer, and Dennis Hopper. The following movie was Journey to the Center of the Earth starring Brendan Fraser and Seth Meyers.  A Digital Scavenger Hunt was set for September... [More]

Times Gone Past 9/12/23

20 Years Ago (2003) The Strand Theater was showing Finding Nemo featuring the voices of Albert Brooks, Ellen DeGeneres, and Willem Dafoe. The following movie was Open Range starring Kevin Costner and Robert Duvall. Tommy Lam, Weskan foreign exchange student talked about... [More]

Times Gone Past 9/5/23

25 Years Ago (1998) A photo was published showing Troy Okeson, Stephen Koch, Eric Winder, Gunnar Tope, and Drew Loftin as some of the first to use the new Weskan Computer Lab. A card shower was planned for LaVern & Margaret Kuder in honor of the 50th anniversary. ... [More]

Times Gone Past 8/29/23

30 Years Ago (1993) The Strand Theater was showing Son in Law starring Pauly Shore, Carla Gugino, and Lane Smith. The following movie was Rookie of the Year starring Thomas Ian Nicolas and Gary Busey. The Wallace County Farm Bureau Insurance was sponsoring a free hamburger... [More]

Times Gone Past 8/22/23

15 Years Ago (2008) The Strand Theater was showing The Dark Knight starring Christian Bale, Heath Ledger, and Aaron Eckhart. The following movie was Mamma Mia starring Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, and Amanda Seyfried. Senator Sam Brownback met with county residents at the... [More]

Times Gone Past 8/15/23

20 Years Ago (2003) The Strand Theater was showing Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl starring Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Orlando Bloom, and Keira Knightley. The Dinas Church and the Parks Church would hold combined services on August 17 at Camp Christy,... [More]

Times Gone Past 8/8/23

25 Years Ago (1998) A public meeting was held at the Strand Theater to discuss supervision and ownership of the theater. Some 50 people attended to offer ideas. A new event at the recent Wallace County Fair was the Ugly Truck Contest. David Daily was the overall winner.... [More]

Times Gone Past 8/1/23

30 Years Ago (1993) The Strand Theater was showing Dennis the Menace starring Walter Matthau, Mason Gamble, and Christopher Lloyd. The following movie was The Firm starring Tom Cruise, Gene Hackman, and Jeanne Tripplehorn.  The Grand Marshals of the Wallace County Fair... [More]

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Ft Wallace Museum Holds 4th Annual Education Day

This past Friday and Saturday, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds once again sprang to life -this time with the sights and sounds of a Native American village. 10 traditional tipis glowed in the sun, as well as military tents and a complete 1800s chuckwagon set-up. During Friday’s... [More]


Bugle Notes - Native Tribes of the High Plains

On Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds will come alive with the stories of the Native Tribes of the High Plains during the History Exposition and Outdoor Education Days. There will be demonstrations and talks on topics including home life, tools... [More]


Bugle Notes 8/22/23

We are very excited about our upcoming History Exposition and Outdoor History Days “Native Tribes of the High Plains!” Please plan to join us on Sept. 8-9 on the grounds of the Fort Wallace Museum.  Our grounds will be open for demonstrations on Friday, Sept.... [More]


Bugle Notes 8/15/23

On, Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9, the Fort Wallace Museum grounds will come alive with the Native American story, with demonstrations and talks on home life, tools and weapons, flint-knapping, games, ledger art, pony painting, beading, languages, trading and stories.... [More]


Bugle Notes 7/11/23

A busy summer continues at the Museum! Several of our members have been hard at work with efforts to put a roof on the Gill School House just inside Logan County on Plains Road. We believe this to be the last remaining one-room school house in either Logan or Wallace County.... [More]


Bugle Notes - 3/28/23

Another great memory has been made at the Fort Wallace Museum at our 2023 Symposium and Captain Keogh's Emerald Banquet! Pictured is our 2023 Featured Artist Good Warrior Deer and his family from Kingfisher, OK! Thanks to the Wallace County Foundation and the Dane G. Hansen Foundation... [More]


Bugle Notes - 3/8/23

Our 2023 Symposium and Fundraising Banquet is close at hand and it is shaping up to be an exciting day at the Fort Wallace Museum! Our full slate of activities begins on Saturday, March 18th at 9:00 am MT with our history presentations on this year’s theme “Native... [More]


Bugle Notes - 02/09/23

Our official artwork for 2023 is "The Contrary Warrior’ by 20-year-old Mah'Hivists Deer (Good Warrior Deer) of Kingfisher, Oklahoma. His ancestors include Northern and Southern Cheyenne, Arapaho, Kiowa, Sauk and Fox and Iowa Tribes. This dynamic picture is being featured... [More]

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