FORT WALLACE CEMETARY

(785) 891-3564
2655 HWY 40, WALLACE, KS 67761

The only remnant of old Fort Wallace, originally constructed in 1866. New Kansas interpretation at the Wallace Cemetery entrance. Go to the back of the cemetery where limestone walls surround old gravesites. The stone obelisk was erected by the 7th Cavalry and 3rd Infantry in honor of their comrades who died during the summer of 1867. Graves include those of the German family (massacred by Cheyenne in 1874); Forsyth Scouts Sharp Grover and Tom O’Donnell; and others who died of violence and disease. Open sunrise to sunset.

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