STORY — Beginning last Wednesday, the Fort Phil Kearny Interpretive Center adjusted its hours. The center will now be open Wednesdays and Saturdays only from noon to 4 p.m., through Dec. 19.

Fort Phil Kearny staff will be onsite to open the interpretive center and provide permission slips for pheasant hunters. The site will close for the season on Dec. 20, reopening May 1. The annual Fetterman Battlefield tour will take place Dec. 21.

Additional information about the tour will be available at a later date.

Fort Phil Kearny State History Site is located at 528 Wagon Box Road in Banner.  For more information call 684-7629 or email the superintendent at