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Little Bighorn Battlefield

Ceremony marks completion of Indian Memorial on anniversary of Little Bighorn Battle

Ceremony marks completion of Indian Memorial on anniversary of Little Bighorn Battle

Etched in granite on the Indian Memorial at the Little Bighorn Battlefield are words spoken by Cheyenne warrior Young Two Moons.

June 25, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Roadwork to begin at battlefield on June 30

The Little Bighorn Battlefield park tour road and parking lots will have a complete overlay and chip seal this year.

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Battlefield's Indian Memorial to get final touches

Battlefield's Indian Memorial to get final touches

Ten years after the Indian Memorial at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument was constructed, the final phase of the project is nearly complete.

June 23, 2013 12:05 am Photos

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Park Service observes battle anniversary

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will commemorate the 137th anniversary of the most famous battle of the Indian Wars with special events and programs that begin Friday.

June 18, 2013 6:59 pmLoading…
Pretty Eagle students honor fallen soldiers with flags

Pretty Eagle students honor fallen soldiers with flags

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — Students from Pretty Eagle Catholic Academy came to the Custer National Cemetery at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument on Friday to honor fallen warriors.

May 24, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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Little Bighorn commemorated in June

Little Bighorn commemorated in June

Custer rides again every year in Big Horn County on the weekend nearest the anniversary of his June 25, 1876, defeat at Little Bighorn.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Little Bighorn superintendent meets public Thursday

The public is invited to meet Denice Swank, new superintendent of Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, from noon to 2 p.m. Thursday at the Visitor Center.

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New superintendent steps in at Little Bighorn Battlefield

New superintendent steps in at Little Bighorn Battlefield

LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD NATIONAL MONUMENT — Denice Swanke, the new superintendent at Little Bighorn Battlefield, wants to keep a promise made a year ago to bring the national monument’s vast artifact collection back from storage at a conservation center in Tucson, Ariz.

December 11, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Historical sign at Garryowen

Historical sign at Garryowen

A historical marker at Garryowen describes how the Battle of the Little Bighorn began near there on June 25, 1876.

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The main structure at Garryowen

The main structure at Garryowen

The main structure at Garryowen contains a museum, post office, gift shop and sandwich shop.

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The post office at Garryowen

The post office at Garryowen

A collection of buildings at Garryowen includes a post office.

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The store at Garryowen

The store at Garryowen

The main building at Garryowen houses a spacious gift shop.

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The gas station at Garryowen

The gas station at Garryowen

A Conoco gas station at Garryowen in just off Interstate 90.

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Tomb of the unknown soldier

Tomb of the unknown soldier

A tomb of the unknown soldier at Garryowen contains the remains of an Army trooper killed at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.

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Head Auctioneer Tommy Williams announces there will be no auction

Head Auctioneer Tommy Williams announces there will be no auction

Just before the auction of Garryowen was to begin at 4 p.m. Wednesday, auctioneer Tommy Williams announced that the sale had been canceled for lack of interest.

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Bicycling guitarist promotes music, environmental message

Bicycling guitarist promotes music, environmental message

Last spring, Paul Doffing was thinking of the best way to promote his new album. He also wanted to promote a lifestyle that has a light impact on the planet.

July 12, 2012 5:00 pm Photos

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Eagle feathers on a Native American headdress

Eagle feathers on a Native American headdress

Eagle feathers have adorned Native American headdresses for centuries. This one, displayed at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, was given to the National Park Service by the Crow Tribe in honor of Pvt. Lori Piestewa of the Hopi Nation. She was the first Native American service wo…

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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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Holiday closures set at battlefield

Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

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Flood repairs adding up to tens of millions

Flood repairs adding up to tens of millions

Money was the last thing on his mind as Joe Lovato worked through the night on May 21 building a berm to protect the Lodge Grass water system from the Little Bighorn River.

October 30, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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