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.
Nebraska's oldest state park (1921), Chadron might well be the best kept
secret of the state park system. With the majestic beauty of the Pine Ridge as
its backdrop, Chadron covers 974 acres of natural beauty to awe any visitor.
Located off U.S. 385
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"