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Crow Agency in Big Horn County, Montana — The American West (Mountains)
 

Crow's Nest

June 25, 1876

— Morning —

 
 
Crow's Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
1. Crow's Nest Marker
Inscription.  From this promontory 13 miles away in the Wolf Mountains, Custer's scouts observe the Lakota, and Cheyenne pony herd and evidence of a large village in the valley behind you. Convinced the Indians had spotted his regiment and would soon scatter, Custer decides to attack before they flee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian.
 
Location. 45° 31.485′ N, 107° 23.028′ W. Marker is in Crow Agency, Montana, in Big Horn County. Marker is on U.S. 212, one mile east of Interstate 90. Marker is near the end of the battlefield drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crow Agency MT 59022, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lone Tipi (here, next to this marker); Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack (here, next to this marker); Retreat Crossing (here, next to this marker); Timber Fight (here, next to this marker); Reno’s Retreat (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reno’s Valley Fight (about 400 feet away); Custer’s Advance
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(about 400 feet away); The Reno-Benteen Defense (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crow Agency.
 
Crow's Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Crow's Nest Marker
Wolf Mountains image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
3. Wolf Mountains
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 5,677 times since then and 604 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on August 7, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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