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Custer’s Last Stand Was Only the Beginning

December 20, 2010, 7:59 am
It is one of the great mythic and mysterious military battles of American history. In 1876, Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer was defeated by Lakota, Northern Cheyenne and Arapaho warriors at Little Bighorn, Mont., in one of the last major fights of the Plains Indian wars. Custer and five companies of ...

Map of Little Bighorn Battlefield

Latitude, Longitude: 45.570005, -107.430076

National park visitors boost Montana’s tourism stats

October 19, 2009, 8:37 am
Montana's summer tourism season wasn't as bad as expected - and was far better than in surrounding states and most of the rest of the country. It helped that visitor numbers at the major national parks in Montana soared above those for the 2008 season. Visitation was bolstered by locals vacationing closer to home ...

Things To Do

Little Bighorn offers a wide range of activities including auto touring, wildlife viewing, and interpretive opportunities. Talks on the battle and related themes are presented at the Visitor Center patio, during the summer. From Memorial Day to the end of August, daily Park Ranger talks are as follow: 9:00 a.m. Battle ...

Sights to See

Indian Memorial at Little Bighorn   If this memorial is to serve its total purpose, it must not only be a tribute to the dead; it must contain a message for the living...power through unity."      --Enos Poor Bear, Sr., Oglala Lakota Elder Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument near Crow Agency, Montana, commemorates ...

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