Sites of the American-Indian Wars

If you’re looking to explore sites of the American-Indian Wars and want to find the best places to view American-Indian Wars era history then you can explore our interactive map above or navigate further by using the links below.

There’s a great selection of  American-Indian Wars era sites and you can plan some fantastic things to see on your trips. Once you’ve explored the list of  American-Indian Wars era sites and selected those you wish to visit you can use our itinerary planner tool to plan your trip and then print off a free pocket guidebook. This indispensible holiday guide will help you make the most of your time exploring  American-Indian Wars era sites.

Our database of historic places is growing all the time, but we may not cover them all. Remember, if you know of other  American-Indian Wars era sites, remains or ruins, you can always add them to Trip Historic now by visiting our Explore page.

American-Indian Wars era: Site Index

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Daniel Boone Homestead

The Daniel Boone Homestead is an historic reserve containing a number of sites relating to the early life of legendary American frontiersman Daniel Boone.

The Daniel Boone Homestead is the birthplace of famous American pioneer Daniel Boone. A legendary frontiersman, Boone was one of the most famous explorers of his lifetime and achieved iconic status within US folklore. Located near Reading, Pennsylvania, the Daniel Boone Homestead contains a number of historic buildings... Read More

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Little Bighorn Battlefield

One of the most famous American-Indian War sites, Little Bighorn Battlefield was the site of “Custer’s Last Stand” in June 1876.

Little Bighorn Battlefield in Montana played an important role in the Great Sioux War, a conflict between the Lakota and Northern Cheyenne Native Americans and the US government and which was part of an era known as the American-Indian Wars. The Lakota-Northern Cheyenne people had previously been ordered to sign the... Read More

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Natchez, Mississippi

Natchez in Mississippi contains a number of historic sites and places of note including a native Indian village and historic houses and churches.

Natchez is an historic town in Mississippi which contains a number of interesting historic sites and locations. Sites to visit include a Natchez Indian village, Jefferson College and the Natchez Museum of African American Heritage. Another site to visit in the surrounding area is the Emerald Mound. Natchez also boasts... Read More

The Wounded Knee Museum

The Wounded Knee Museum is dedicated to exploring the events of the Wounded Knee Massacre of 1890.

The Wounded Knee Museum in South Dakota tells the story of the Wounded Knee Massacre. The Wounded Knee Massacre was a significant event in the then longstanding dispute between the US government and the Native Americans. At that time, government policy was to confine Native Americans to reservations, which led to... Read More

Washita Battlefield

Washita Battlefield was the site of a surprise US cavalry attack on a Native American settlement in 1868 during the American-Indian Wars.

On 27 November 1868 Washita Battlefield, then a Native American settlement of Peace Chief Black Kettle, was attacked by 7th U.S. Cavalry led by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer. This attack formed part of the American-Indian Wars, a series of conflicts which took place between first the colonial and then... Read More