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Indian Wars history subject of Fort Hartsuff SHP presentation

Learn about the Plains Indian Wars as commemorated in historical monuments at a presentation May 30 at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park.

Nebraska historian and author Jeff Barnes will present a chronological telling of the meetings of Native American and European Americans in Nebraska, from peace through war, as commemorated in historical monuments and markers. These memos from the past mark councils, trading and military posts, treaty sites, battles and massacres.

The talk, which starts at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Friends of Fort Hartsuff. The program is free, but a vehicle park entry permit is required.

Fort Hartsuff is located north of Elyria in Valley County.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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