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Thanksgiving at the Fort, 1939

Fort Robinson served as the army’s “Remount Depot,” providing trained horses and mules for the troops. The fort’s holiday feasts were an occasion for dress uniforms and printed menus. This booklet features a three-page troop roster arranged by rank in addition to the...

When Fort Robinson had walls, 1875

During his many years as curator at Fort Robinson, historian Tom Buecker used to say that visitors’ most-asked question was, “Where’s the fort?” People came expecting to see a stockade, but like most Great Plains forts, Fort Robinson lacks outer walls. That said, the...