... There is now a new interesting- looking structure at the Cheyenne City Park. The structure is an informational Kiosk about the “Chief Black Kettle Loop” and the “Sand Hills Loop” of the Great Plains Trail. The Great Plains Trail is a series of 13 driving loops throughout western Oklahoma that highlights great wildlife viewing and scenic views. Cheyenne is part of the Chief Black Kettle Loop, which also includes the Battle Kettle National Grasslands, the Washita Battlefield National Historic Site, and the Washita National Wildlife Refuge, and Foss Lake State Park. Cheyenne serves as one of the major “hubs” of the Chief Black Kettle Loop offering restaurants and hotel options. It also serves as a base for exploring the Northwest part of the loop, which contains 6 sites, each of which are unique and worth exploring! ...
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At the opening of the "Unassigned Lands" to homesteader in 1889, a quarter section in Skeleton township was reserved for a townsite, named Sheridan in honor of Lt. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, the town grew until 1902, when nearby Marshall became the rail center of the area.
Located about 10 miles east of Hennessey, Oklahoma on Hwy 51, then south on Sheridan Rd.
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PDF Map: http://www.wildlifedepartment.com/greatplains/gpmapside.pdf
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