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2018 Denver Indian Wars Symposium

Saturday, May 12, 2018
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
(doors open at 8:30 AM)
Colorado National Guard Headquarters Auditorium
6868 South Revere Parkway  
Centennial, Colorado  80112

2018 Symposium Program
Layton Hooper, Conference Chairman
 
Jerry Greene : Unbounded Ambition: Col. Nelson Miles as Revealed In His Private 
Correspondence With Gen. William. T. Sherman During the Sioux and Nez Perce 
Campaigns, 1876 –1877
Greg Michno: Causes of the 1840s—1850s Ute-Jicarilla Wars
David Harrington: With a Little Help From Her Friends: Elizabeth Custer’s 
Surprising Allies in Defending Her Husband
Daniel Martinez: Expeditions into the Past — Part Two
Michael O‘Keefe: Bat Masterson, Billy Dixon & Adobe Walls
Michael Hughes: The Washita‘s Forgotten (and Dramatic) Sister

Featuring six well-known speakers, morning coffee, juice & doughnuts, full buffet 
lunch, authors and booksellers. Price, per person, is $35 if paid by May 5 or $45 at 
the door. This year our no-host party will be held at the Marriott Courtyard, 
6565 South Boston Street -about 30 minutes after the closing of the symposium. 
Send your $35 check to OIW, P.O. Box 1650, Johnstown, CO  80534

Directions to OIW conference at National Guard HQ Auditorium
From I-25, go east on Arapahoe Road to South Revere Parkway  (1st light after Peoria). Turn 
south on South Revere Parkway, cross East Briarwood Avenue. The Colorado National Guard 
Auditorium is inside the fenced parking area on your left at 6868 South Revere Parkway.

Lodging Arrangements
We have made arrangements with a great hotel, the 
Marriott Courtyard Denver Tech Center, 
6565  S.  Boston  St.  Greenwood  Village,  CO  80111.  
The  special  rate  of  $89  a  night  includes  a continental  breakfast  
in  a  room  reserved  for  our  group.  
This  Marriott  Courtyard  has  a  full  bar and a Bistro Café for those who
 don’t want to go out to dinner. Our no-host  party  after  the symposium 
will be here. Please call 1 (303) 721-0300, ext. 316 (Alice O'Neill) for reservations. You must tell her you 
are part of the OIW room block staying at the Courtyard Marriott,  Denver Tech Center, 
Greenwood village, CO. Reservations should be made by April 21, 2018. Reservations after this 
date may not receive this $89 special rate.

 


The 39th (2018) Annual OIW Assembly

Amarillo, Texas

The Plains on Fire

September 27-30, 2018

Meeting Agenda

Registration Form

Suggested Reading List

Hotel Information

Mark your calendar, or better yet, make your reservations -- the 39th Annual OIW Assembly will headquarter in Amarillo, Texas. We’ll visit some of the most famous Indian wars battlefields and learn more about some of the most famous Indian wars participants; Kit Carson, Nelson Miles, Ranald Mackenzie, James Baldwin, Billy Dixon, Bat Masterson, Quanah Parker, Black Kettle, Satanta, just to drop a few names.  

Included in our proposed itinerary is the Adobe Walls I (1864) site, which is on private property and is not open to the public. This may be your only  chance to visit this very important Indian wars site. We’ll also visit Adobe Walls II (1874), Palo Duro Canyon (1874) and the Washita (1868), plus museums at Borger, Texas, The Panhandle Plains Museum at Canyon, Texas, Palo Duro Canyon Museum, and the NPS Washita Museum at Cheyenne, Oklahoma. Neil Mangum will be our lead tour guide. Get on board now!

Preliminary Information -- Mike Koury 970-587-9530

 


Website Updated April 4, 2018

 


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OIW Board of Directors

Mike Koury, Chairman

Bart Bartlett, Layton Hooper, Danny Martinez, Ron Nichols and Mike O’Keefe

Emeritus: Neil Mangum

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