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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.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is near the end of the battlefield drive. Marker is in this post office area: Crow Agency MT 59022, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Timber Fight (here, next to this marker); Retreat Crossing (here, next to this marker); Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior Counterattack (here, next to this marker); Lone Tipi (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 (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.
 
Categories. Wars, US Indian
 
Crow's Nest Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 23, 2015
2. Crow's Nest Marker
Wolf Mountains image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, June 8, 2011
3. Wolf Mountains
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,926 times since then and 145 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 4, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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