On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.
Did You Know?
Bear Paw Battlefield in Chinook, Montana has a self-guided 1.25 mile trail that is open every day for visitors.