LITTLE BIGHORN BATTLEFIELD ROAD PAVING PROJECT UPDATE
On August 25th to the 29th please be aware on these days there may be delays due to chip sealing and pavement stripping on the road.
Cutting back Ranger Talks after Labor Day
There will be no 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Ranger talks after Labor Day. However there will be a 10:00 a.m. Ranger Talk and also at 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.. Usaully cancellation on Ranger talks occur this time of the year due short staff.
Little Bighorn, A Place of Reflection
This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25 and 26 of 1876, 263 soldiers, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, died fighting several thousand Lakota, and Cheyenne warriors.
Did You Know?
Comanche, known as the "lone survivor" at the Battle of the Little Bighorn, was not the only horse that "survived. Several horses were still alive, but badly wounded. General Terry ordered to "put away" the badly wounded horses. But Comanche was spared.