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Bordeaux Trading Post

From about 1857 to 1876, an Indian "trading post" occupied a site near here. Built by James Bordeaux, the trading station was often attacked and set afire by hostile Crow warriors. Fortunately some friendly Sioux Indians came to the rescue and drove off the attacking Crow.

Crawford, NE Pioneer Life

Fort Robinson Museum

Welcome to Fort Robinson, an active U.S. Military post from 1874 - 1948, now a Nebraska State Park. From Crazy Horse to Olympic horsemen, Fort Robinson's history spans seven decades. Crazy Horse, the great Oglala warrior, met his death here in 1877. Thirteen years later, black "buffalo soldiers"

Crawford, NE Museums

Hudson-Meng Bison Kill

When Albert Meng was preparing to build a pond in the early 1950

Crawford, NE Archaeology


The Museum of the Fur Trade

The museum is dedicated to preserving the rich history of the North American fur trade and is located three miles east of Chadron, Nebraska, on U. S. Highway 20.

Combining an outstanding collection and scholarship

Crawford, NE Museums

Things to do near Crawford, NE

Mari Sandoz Heritage Room

Chadron State College Administration Building, 2nd floor. Memorabilia and archives of author Mari Sandoz. Includes a Sandhill...

Museum of the Fur Trade

This first industry of the West involved Native Americans with trappers and traders of several nationalities. The Bordeaux Tr...

Box Butte Reservoir hunting

Locals say that the area provides Excellent hunting for duck, geese, deer, pheasant, grouse, and dove. Below is a link t...