The year 2017 is the sesquicentennial anniversary of yet another historical event relevant to the area.

Last November was the 125th anniversary of the Fetterman Massacre and this year is also the 100th anniversary of the Wyoming State flag.

Now, Fort Phil Kearny State Historical Site is set to remember the famous “Wagon Box fight” that took place 150 years ago this week.

According to Fort Kearny’s Misty Stoll, final preparations are being made to “re-enact” the battle this weekend…

Stoll also spoke of the significance of the original wagon box battle…

Tickets for the re-enactment can be purchased for $20 at the online website,

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