Near Crawford in Dawes County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Chief Crazy Horse
of the Sioux Nation
killed near this spot
September 5, 1877
A great chief of heroic character.
He fought to the last to hold his
native land for the Indian people
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Native Americans • Wars, US Indian. A significant historical date for this entry is September 5, 1877.
Location. 42° 40.101′ N, 103° 27.933′ W. Marker is near Crawford, Nebraska, in Dawes County. Marker is on Bridges to Buttes Byway (U.S. 20) 0.1 miles from Soldier Creek Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Bridges to Buttes Byway, Crawford NE 69339, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ft. Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Post Headquarters, 1905 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Ft. Robinson (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flagstaff, 1890 (about 400 feet away); Adobe Officers’ Quarters (about 400 feet away); 1909 Brick Barracks (about 400 feet away); 1887 Barracks Row (about 700 feet away); Officers’ Row, 1874-1875 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crawford.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.