Photo Courtesy Sheridan County Historical Society

The story of the aforementioned Camp Sheridan and the Spotted Tail Agency can be found at the Sheridan County Historical Museum, along with exhibits showing frontier life.

The museum is at the junction of Highway 20 and Nelson Avenue. In nearby Hay Springs, two branch museums, Heritage Center I and II, are in the 1884 Methodist Church in the 200 block of Baker Street, and in the building at Second and Main. The museums are open 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Memorial Day-Labor Day, and by appointment. (308) 327-2374.

Smith Lake Wildlife Management Area has fishing, picnic areas and primitive camping. It is 27 miles south of Rushville on Highway 250.

For more information on Rushville, contact the Rushville Chamber of Commerce. (308) 327-2221.