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Kate Hammond

Little Bighorn superintendent leaving

Little Bighorn superintendent leaving

Kate Hammond, superintendent at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, will be leaving Montana in March to become superintendent at Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania.

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Gazette opinion: Hope springs up for better battlefield museum

Gazette opinion: Hope springs up for better battlefield museum

Like spring breezes on the bluffs above the Little Bighorn River, ideas floated at a meeting Thursday in the battlefield museum brought hope for change.

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Progress seen in quest to build new battlefield visitor center

Progress seen in quest to build new battlefield visitor center

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — Plans to build a new visitor center and museum at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, stalemated for decades, inched forward Tuesday during discussions at the battlefield.

April 12, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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Gazette opinion: Time to redouble efforts to build new visitor center at battlefield

We knew that the news was coming, yet we still winced when it was confirmed last week that the archives and museum collection of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument were heading to Arizona.

April 05, 2011 12:00 amLoading…
Guest opinion: Battlefield artifacts will be protected, then returned

Guest opinion: Battlefield artifacts will be protected, then returned

As I stand in the dingy basement of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument’s 1950s-era visitor center, a chill runs down my spine — not because of the temperature, but because of what surrounds me.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's trousers

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's trousers

Sharon Small, curator of the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum, shows a pair of fringed-leather "hunting trousers" dating from Lt. Col. George A. Custer's days in Kansas.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield artifacts headed for Arizona

Little Bighorn Battlefield artifacts headed for Arizona

The Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument’s priceless archives and museum collection, which includes Lt. Col. George A. Custer’s uniforms and Sitting Bull’s arrows, will be temporarily relocated to a National Park Service center in Arizona.

March 29, 2011 4:00 pm Photos

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Battlefield archives

Battlefield archives

Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum curator Sharon Small opens a drawer of artifacts in the museum's archives.

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Kate Hammond

Kate Hammond

Little Bighorn Battlefield Superintendent Kate Hammond talks about problems with the battlefield museum's collections.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Regimental flag

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Regimental flag

Small picks up a 7th Cavalry regimental flag in the vault of the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum.

March 10, 2011 12:15 amLoading…
Little Bighorn Battlefield: Artifacts

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Artifacts

Artifacts are stored in the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum's archives.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Old boot

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Old boot

A Civil War-era boot, its heel full of rusty nails, is one of many artifacts stored in the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Sharon Small

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Sharon Small

Sharon Small, curator of the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum, opens a drawer of artifacts in the museum's collection.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Army standard

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Army standard

Sharon Small shows a cavalry guidon that was taken from the 7th Cavalry at the Battle of the Little Bighorn and recovered from a band of Lakota Sioux during the Battle of Slim Buttes on Sept. 9, 1876.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's commission

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's commission

Little Bighorn Battlefield museum curator Sharon Small holds George A. Custer's commission as an Army officer, signed by President Abraham Lincoln.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Regimental flag

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Regimental flag

Sharon Small, curator of the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum, shows a 7th Cavalry regimental flag that was with the pack train during the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's supporter

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Custer's supporter

An athletic supporter, officially known as a U.S. Army suspensory bandage, worn by Lt. Col. George A. Custer, is one of many artifacts stored in the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum's archives.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield: Civil War-era artifacts

Little Bighorn Battlefield: Civil War-era artifacts

A leather boot and a battered bugle are among the Civil War-era artifacts stored in the Little Bighorn Battlefield Museum.

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Little Bighorn Battlefield eyes possible move of museum collection, archives

Little Bighorn Battlefield eyes possible move of museum collection, archives

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — In two cramped rooms in the basement of the visitor center at the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, treasures are everywhere.

March 10, 2011 12:15 am Photos

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NPS lays out problems at Little Bighorn Battlefield

Participants in a National Park Service webinar this week got an overview of just how bad facilities are at Montana's Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument.

December 09, 2010 4:45 pmLoading…

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