Colonel Charles Goodnight

Inducted 1984

Captured his first buffalo in 1866. Under his wife’s urging, in 1878, began his herd.

Working with Hornaday, he helped stock Yellowstone and National Buffalo Range in Montana.

Other Inductees

Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson

His commitment, service and advocacy played a crucial role in the development of today’s bison industry, particularly in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s when the industry plummeted.

read more
Mary Ann “Molly” Goodnight

Mary Ann “Molly” Goodnight

In May of 1879, when Mary Ann realized the inevitable wiping out of the buffalo, she urged her husband, Charles Goodnight, to attempt to preserve them. He set aside, at her request, 600 acres for the buffalo starting with three calves.

read more

0 Comments