"The history of fighting on the plains started here" Junction City by BruceDunning
Junction City Travel Guide: 38 reviews and 52 photos
The city is anchored next to the fort; Fort Riley. The town is strip is nice, but also a place for military to shop and live. That is not a problem, but the heritage mostly is on the fort, where a museum is housed. The town has some preserved old structures, but the strip is getting more commercialized all the time.
The famed 7th Cavalry was stationed here, and Custer was part of that. Since the 1st Division, and modern day cavalry rule the fort. I was here with the 9th Division, now disbanded, but active during the Vietnam era.
The town is stretched from old time stores in the middle of the old part, and now the newer commercial spreads out the perimeters.
- Pros:Nice drive through to see the horizon
- Cons:Getting too commmercialized, from what was a sleepy town
- In a nutshell:It is nice to get on the fort and see the old buildings
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