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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Big Horn County, Montana

 
Clickable Map of Big Horn County, Montana and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Big Horn County, MT (75) Carbon County, MT (73) Powder River County, MT (7) Rosebud County, MT (74) Treasure County, MT (9) Yellowstone County, MT (154) Big Horn County, WY (41) Sheridan County, WY (103)  BigHornCounty(75) Big Horn County (75)  CarbonCounty(73) Carbon County (73)  PowderRiverCounty(7) Powder River County (7)  RosebudCounty(74) Rosebud County (74)  TreasureCounty(9) Treasure County (9)  YellowstoneCounty(154) Yellowstone County (154)  BigHornCountyWyoming(41) Big Horn County (41)  SheridanCounty(103) Sheridan County (103)
Hardin is the county seat for Big Horn County
Adjacent to Big Horn County, Montana
      Carbon County (73)  
      Powder River County (7)  
      Rosebud County (74)  
      Treasure County (9)  
      Yellowstone County (154)  
      Big Horn County, Wyoming (41)  
      Sheridan County, Wyoming (103)  
 
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1Montana, Big Horn County, Busby — Rosebud Battlefield
"In grateful recognition of the valor and sacrifice of the soldiers killed in action fought on these grounds, between the United States Forces under General George Crook and Sioux and Cheyenne Indians under Chief Crazy Horse. June 17, 1876. 3rd U.S. . . . Map (db m148145) HM WM
2Montana, Big Horn County, Busby — Two Moons
. . . Map (db m189213) HM
3Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — 1984 Archeological SurveyLittle Bighorn Battlefield
On August 10, 1983 a prairie fire swept over the battlefield, burning nearly 600 acres of dense, thick vegetation. In May and June of 1984 the National Park Service began an unprecedented systematic archeological survey of the Custer Battlefield. . . . Map (db m86810) HM
4Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Bear Paw Memorial
In memory of enlisted men 2nd and 7th U. S. Cavalry and 5th U. S, Infantry killed in action near Bear Paw, Montana September 30, 1877 < Left Side of Monument : > 7th U. S. Cavalry Troop A 1st Serg’t Geo. McDermott Serg’t Otto Derglew . . . Map (db m86873) HM
5Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Bear Paw Monument1881
This monument was originally erected at Ft. Keogh in 1881 to honor U.S. Army casualties from the 1877 Nez Perce War. PLEASE NOTE: “Hostile Indians” is in historical context with a term used for Native American enemies of the United . . . Map (db m86865) HM
6Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Calhoun Hill(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
This position was held by Co. L commanded by Lt. James Calhoun. It may have been used to hold off Chief Gall and his Sioux warriors and thus protect Custer's advance. From here these soldiers could have attracted Capt. Benteen's column and the pack . . . Map (db m21643) HM
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7Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Calhoun HillLittle Bighorn Battlefield
After separate skirmishing, Custer’s command reunites here. Company L, under Lt. James Calhoun, skirmishes with Gall, Crow King, Two Moons, and other warriors. From here these soldiers could have attracted Capt. Benteen’s column and the pack . . . Map (db m86838) HM
8Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Cheyenne Warrior MarkersLittle Bighorn Battlefield
After the battle, Sioux and Cheyenne removed their dead and buried them in tipis, scaffolds, and adjacent hillsides in the Little Bighorn valley. Southern Cheyenne Chief “Ve’ho’enohnenehe” (Lame White Man) and Northern Cheyenne . . . Map (db m86860) HM
9Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Chief Plenty CoupsLast Chief of the Crows — 1848 - 1932 —
      Plagued with the loss of the great buffalo herds, the confinement to reservations, disease, famine, and poverty, Chief Plenty Coups led the Crow people through a painful transition.       Gifted with vision, the power of impressive speech, . . . Map (db m85999) HM
10Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Companies C & E(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
The white markers on the knolls and in the ravines to the west and southwest show were the troopers of Co, C under Capt. Tom Custer and Co. E under Lt. Smith were found. The Indian encampment lay beyond on the flat across the river.Map (db m21645) HM
11Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Companies F and I(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
Companies F and I were found on the northeast slope of this ridge. Capt. Keogh was to the right with Co. I.Map (db m21644) HM
12Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Crow's NestJune 25, 1876 — Morning —
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, . . . Map (db m45580) HM
13Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Custer Last Seen(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
Gen. Custer and Lt. Cooke were last seen on this point by Maj. Reno's troops who were fighting in the valley.Map (db m21638) HM
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14Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Custer’s AdvanceLittle Bighorn Battlefield
From the Crow’s Nest, a vantage point 14 miles away in the Wolf Mountains, Custer’s Crow and Arikara scouts saw evidence of the massive Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho encampment. Convinced that he was discovered, Custer abandoned plans for a . . . Map (db m86817) HM
15Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Deep CouleeLittle Bighorn Battlefield
After the brief encounter near the river, Custer’s two companies retreat up the ravine to your right known as Deep Coulee. The remainder of Custer’s command skirmishes with warriors on the high ridge ½ mile to your right. Seizing the . . . Map (db m86831) HM
16Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Deep RavineLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Deep Ravine (Crazy Horse Gully & Grey Horse Ravine) was the scene of fierce fighting during the battle. Crazy Horse, and other Sioux and Cheyenne warriors crossed the Little Bighorn River (in front of you) and rode up the ravine during the attack . . . Map (db m86800) HM
17Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Deep RavineLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Custer’s command deploys in the current national cemetery area and advances into the basin across the road to your left before withdrawing to Last Stand Hill. Toward the conclusion of the battle, soldiers from Company E moved toward the Deep . . . Map (db m86839) HM
18Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Greasy Grass RidgeLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Warriors ascend the large ravine behind you pursuing Custer’s troops. Soldiers retreat through the area to your front and right. Indians position themselves along the ridge to your left knows as Greasy Grass Ridge. Archeologists discovered numerous . . . Map (db m86834) HM
19Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Here We Remember the FallenCuster National Cemetery at Little Bighorn Battlefield NM
Custer National Cemetery, like Arlington National Cemetery, provides a final resting place for many generations of those who faithfully served in the United States armed forces. Here, Americans of many races and beliefs rest side by side. Relive . . . Map (db m86846) HM
20Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Indian EncampmentLittle Bighorn Battlefield
On June 25, 1876, approximately 7,000 Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho, including 1,500 – 2,000 warriors, encamped below on the Greasy Grass River (Little Bighorn). Under the political and spiritual leadership of Tatanka-Iyotanka (Sitting Bull), . . . Map (db m86814) HM
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21Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Indian MemorialLittle Bighorn Battlefield
An Indian memorial to honor Native American participation in the Battle of the Little Bighorn, June 25-26, 1876, and change the name of Custer Battlefield National Monument to Little Bighorn National Monument, was authorized by Congress in 1991 . . . Map (db m86804) HM
22Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Keogh – Crazy Horse FightLittle Bighorn Battlefield
The Indian charge shatters the Calhoun defense and crashes through the soldier position at right, held by Capt. Myles Keogh’s Company I, Crazy Horse and White Bull cut down the retreating soldiers who flee northwest along this ridge in an effort to . . . Map (db m86811) HM
23Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Lame White Man ChargeLittle Bighorn Battlefield
This knoll was contested by Indians and soldiers. Some evidence indicates soldiers of Company C occupied this position since bodies of Sergeants Finckle and Finley were found here. Indian testimony suggests that Southern Cheyenne war leader Lame . . . Map (db m86836) HM
24Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Last Stand Hill, June 25, 1876Little Bighorn Battlefield
Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho warriors surrounded this position near the climax of the battle. Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and approximately 41 men, shoot their horses for breastworks and fight to the death. Custer and several soldiers were . . . Map (db m86801) HM
25Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Little Bighorn Battlefield
This area was occupied by troops A, B, D, G, H, K, and M, 7th. U.S. Cavalry, and the pack train when they were besieged by the Sioux Indians June 25th and 26th 1876.Map (db m21636) HM
26Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
(Bottom of Marker): In memory of Officers and soldiers who fell near this place fighting with the 7th United States Cavalry against the Sioux Indians on the 25th and 26th of June, A.D. 1876 (The rest of the marker includes . . . Map (db m7022) HM
27Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Little Bighorn Indian Memorial
Arikara “I shall not see you (sun) go down behind the mountains tonight . . .I am going home today, not the way we came, but in spirit, home to my people.”- Bloody Knife, Arikara (June 25, 1876) “These Old Scouts, . . . Map (db m87723) HM
28Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Lone TipiJune 25, 1876 — Approximately 2:00 p.m. —
Advancing down Reno Creek, Custer pauses at a tipi located behind this ridge. The tipi contains the remains of a Sans Arc warrior killed a week before at the Battle of the Rosebud. Indians flee toward the village, prompting Custer to order Reno's . . . Map (db m45581) HM
29Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Medicine Tail CouleeLittle Bighorn Battlefield
After leaving Cedar Coulee, Custer descends toward the Little Bighorn River in the ravine ahead known as Medicine Tail Coulee. Custer probably again divides his command: three companies likely ascend to the higher ridges beyond. Two companies . . . Map (db m86824) HM
30Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Medicine Tail Coulee Ford(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
Chief Gall and his Sioux warriors forded the river here to attack Custer's troops on the high ground to the northeast.Map (db m21642) HM
31Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Medicine Tail FordLittle Bighorn Battlefield
As soldiers descend Medicine Tail Coulee, the Minniconjou and Cheyenne camps were on the western bank. Archeological evidence supports Indian testimony, that initial fighting took place on the flats near the river to your left and cutbank directly . . . Map (db m86827) HM
32Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Memorial MarkersLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Following the battle, the Lakota and Cheyenne removed their dead and buried them in lodges, scaffolds, and the hillsides. Surviving members of the 7th Cavalry hastily buried the soldiers, Indian Scouts, and civilians on June 28, 1876. In 1877, . . . Map (db m86844) HM
33Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — National Cemetery
This National Cemetery, established in 1886, is for interment of those who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States. their immediate families also have burial privileges.Many from indian battles of the northwest are buried here. . . . Map (db m45551) HM
34Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Peace Through UnityLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Indian descendants of participants in the Battle of the Little Bighorn helped form the vision of the Indian Memorial. The “Peace Through Unity” theme was conceived by the late Enos Poor Bear, Sr. and Austin Two Moons. Together, they . . . Map (db m86806) HM
35Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Reno’s RetreatLittle Bighorn Battlefield
Under mounting pressure, Reno abandons the timber. His retreat disintegrates into a rout as pursuing warriors ride in amongst the troopers killing more than 30 soldiers. Indian casualties are few. Lakota and Cheyennes drive the cavalry across the . . . Map (db m86821) HM
36Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Reno’s Valley FightLittle Bighorn Battlefield
After fording the Little Bighorn River one mile to your left, Reno’s battalion gallops down the valley below. Convinced he is vastly outnumbered, Reno dismounts, and forms a skirmish line across the valley floor, firing into the lodges. Warriors . . . Map (db m86819) HM
37Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Reno's Skirmish Line - Warrior CounterattackJune 25, 1876 — Approximately 3:00 p.m. —
Reno's battalion of 175 soldiers, civilian personnel, and Arikara and Crow Scouts halt in the valley and form a thin skirmish line. Warriors race out from the village to oppose him. After 10 minutes of fighting Lakota and Cheyenne warriors outflank . . . Map (db m45583) HM
38Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Retreat CrossingJune 25, 1876 — Approximately 4:00 p.m. —
During Reno's retreat from the timber, Crazy Horse, Wooden Leg, Black Elk, and perhaps as many as 600 warriors chase the soldiers across the Little Bighorn River. Reno's casualties are 40 men killed and 13 wounded. The remnants of Reno's command . . . Map (db m45584) HM
39Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Seventh Cavalry Horse Cemetery
After the battle, 39 cavalry horses that had been shot for breastworks during Custer’s Last Stand, were found among the dead on Last Stand Hill. In 1879, a temporary cordwood monument was erected by the Army on the crest of the hill. The area, . . . Map (db m45604) HM
40Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Sharpshooter Ridge
June 25-26, 1876 - From the ridge to your right, Custer first views the village. Needing more information about the extent of the encampment, he moves further north. After witnessing the beginning of Reno's charge, Custer's five companies descend . . . Map (db m45587) HM
41Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — The Reno-Benteen DefenseJune 25-26, 1876
After an unsuccessful attack on the Indian camp in the valley, Major Reno and his battalion retreated to this vicinity where they were soon reinforced by Captain Benteen's battalion and the pack train. In an attempt to find and rejoin Custer they . . . Map (db m45554) HM
42Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Timber FightJune 25, 1876 — Approximately 3:15 - 3:55 p.m. —
Reno occupies a defensive position in the timber. Determined to defend their village, warriors soon penetrate the woods, convincing Reno that the position is untenable. After fighting for 30 minutes, Reno retreats across the Little Bighorn River.Map (db m45585) HM
43Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Weir PointLittle Bighorn Battlefield
In an attempt to locate Custer, Company D under Captain Thomas Weir advances to this hilltop position without orders late on June 25. Weir may have witnessed the conclusion of the battle three miles ahead. He is later joined by Captain Benteen and . . . Map (db m86823) HM
44Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Weir Point Fight(Little Bighorn Battlefield)
This is the farthest point reached by Capt. Weir in his attempt to assist Custer. Minutes after arriving, his company was joined by Capt. Benteen's company and others. They remained about 45 minutes until mounting warrior pressure forced them back . . . Map (db m21640) HM
45Montana, Big Horn County, Crow Agency — Wooden Leg HillJune 25, 1876
The hill in front of you was occupied by Lakota, and Cheyenne during the fight on Last Stand Hill. An unknown Sioux warrior wearing a warbonnet was killed here while firing his rifle at soldiers positioned behind a horse barricade on the crest of . . . Map (db m45593) HM
46Montana, Big Horn County, Decker — General Crook's Troops(Rosebud Battlefield/Where the Girl Saved Her Brother)
halted here Indians attacked from draw to the north. Fight began here 8:30 a.m., June 17, 1876 Map (db m189764) HM
47Montana, Big Horn County, Decker — The Land Speaks(Rosebud Battlefield/Where the Girl Saved Her Brother)
Be silent, close you eyes, and listen to the breeze as it rustles through the prairie grasses. To many, the whispering sounds make this a spiritual place. Hunans have defined this lans by its uses and the emotions it stimulates. First . . . Map (db m189806) HM
48Montana, Big Horn County, Decker — The Time When The People Fought The Soldiers.
"They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one: they promised to take our land and they took it." - Chief Red Cloud, Oglala Sioux Major Conflicts of the Plains Indian War August 19, 1854 Gratten . . . Map (db m189765) HM
49Montana, Big Horn County, Decker — The Way They Saw It(Rosebud Battlefield/Where the Girl Saved Her Brother)
The words of those engaged in the Battle of the Rosebud, and the people still affected, tell a narrative of the conflict's significance. Kase'eetsevo' estanevosehaesta'tanemo (The Fight Where The Girl Saved Her Brother) . . . Map (db m189804) HM
50Montana, Big Horn County, Decker — What Is This Land Worth?
Throughout time, the value of this place has been connected to its rich resources. Indian families, area landowners, the State of Montana, heritage groups, and conservation organizations, each from their own perspective, acknowledge the . . . Map (db m189835) HM
51Montana, Big Horn County, Fort Smith — Bozeman Trail Crossing
1865 - 1869Map (db m189531) HM
52Montana, Big Horn County, Garryowen — Garryowen
         Garryowen, the old Irish tune, was the regimental marching song of the 7th U.S. Cavalry, General Custer's command.          The Battle of the Little Big Horn commenced in the valley just east of here June 25, 1876, after Custer had . . . Map (db m67897) HM
53Montana, Big Horn County, Garryowen — Garryowen, Montana - Sitting Bull’s Camp
Where the Battle of Little Big Horn Began June 25, 1876 (map of battlefield) (showing Custer’s column, Reno’s column, Indian camp, Last Stand Hill) Custer Battlefield MuseumMap (db m98277) HM WM
54Montana, Big Horn County, Garryowen — Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
On this site in 1876 the historic Battle of the Little Big Horn began. “When we stand side by side in the circle of no beginning and no ending, the first maker, creator of all things, is in the center. He hears the words of supplication and . . . Map (db m86022) HM
55Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — 412 North CusterHardin Residential Historic District
Building contractor Ernest Adler constructed these attached, flat roofed storefronts between 1914 and 1920. A German immigrant, Adler was one of Hardin’s most prolific builders. Situated on the edge of the business district, the one-story brick . . . Map (db m189252) HM
56Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Big Horn County CourthouseHardin Commercial Historic District
Hardin women began raising money for a library in 1909. Numerous fundraisers followed, and in 1912 a hundred-book library opened in the home of Walter and Ella Fearis. After the city passed a mill levy in 1914, Walter Fearis wrote library benefactor . . . Map (db m189329) HM
57Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Big Horn County LibraryHardin Commercial Historic District
Hardin women began raising money for a library in 1909. Numerous fundraisers followed, and in 1912 a hundred-book library opened in the home of Walter and Ella Fearis. After the city passed a mill levy in 1914, Walter Fearis wrote library benefactor . . . Map (db m189254) HM
58Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Burlington Northern DepotHardin Commercial Historic District
Hardin’s first railroad depot was moved from Fort Custer after being cut into small sections and transported by train over the Big Horn Bridge. That depot was expanded in 1909, but was deemed inadequate after the homestead boom dramatically . . . Map (db m189370) HM
59Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Captain Ball's Scout
Captain Edward Ball, leading two companies of the Second Cavalry from the Montana Column, was ordered to scout along the Bighorn as far south as the 1868 ruins of Fort C.F. Smith. The detachment was then to cross over the divide to the Little . . . Map (db m189447) HM
60Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Captain Grant Marsh
Captain Grant Marsh (1834-1916), one of the most skilled riverboat pilots on the Upper Missouri during the steamboat era, figured prominently in both the events leading up to the Battle of the Little Bighorn and its aftermath. The steamboat . . . Map (db m189458) HM
61Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Charles S. Eder House
As Hardin’s residential neighborhoods began to take shape during the 1910s and 1920s, the new Craftsman style emerged as a favored design. Its popularity was partly due to the ready availability and low cost of the machine-made, mass-produced . . . Map (db m189330) HM
62Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Fort Custer
"Fort Custer--Established as a military post November 1877 by order of President Rutherford B. Haynes and General Phil H. Sheridan. Garrisoned as one of the important Military posts in the Northwest until abandoned by the Government, September 1897. . . . Map (db m148124) HM
63Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Francis Kopriva House
In 1900, John Svaren left his home in Bergen, Norway, to join family in South Dakota. There he learned English before homesteading to North Dakota in 1909. With his bride, Betsy, Svaren arrived in Hardin in 1917 to build a home. He applied his . . . Map (db m189331) HM
64Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Hardin Commercial Historic District
Long before fur trappers entered the Bighorn Valley, Crows, Sioux, and Cheyennes vied for the area’s abundant game. In 1876, Sioux and Cheyenne warriors defeated the U.S. Army at the Battle of the Little Bighorn; the following year, the Army . . . Map (db m189333) HM
65Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Hotel BeckerHardin Commercial Historic District
German immigrant Anton Becker had great faith in Hardin’s future. Becker bought this lot on May 30, 1907, the day town lots went on sale. He soon constructed a two-story brick building, in front of which he installed Hardin’s first cement sidewalk. . . . Map (db m189367) HM
66Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — James Reid's Pool HallHardin Commercial Historic District
The elaborate corbelling on the front façade and the parapet above the transom evoke the glory days of this building, which long provided recreation for Hardin residents. German immigrant Anton Becker, owner of the hotel next door, constructed the . . . Map (db m189365) HM
67Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Lee BuildingHardin Commercial Historic District
Montana created twenty-six counties during its 1910 county-splitting craze. Among them was Big Horn County, carved from portions of Yellowstone and Rosebud Counties in 1913. Private entrepreneurs constructed the new county’s first courthouses. In . . . Map (db m189332) HM
68Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Montana's 1964 Territorial Centennial Train
A 30-car cross-country extravaganza, has been called "Montana's greatest publicity stunt". The Centennial Train, which commemorated creation of Montana Territory, also honored 75 years of statehood. The State commissioned Lyman Rice to paint 150 . . . Map (db m189445) HM
69Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — Schneider Harness and ConfectionaryHardin Commercial Historic District
Charles and Rushann Schneider built this two-story brick business block in 1910. Anticipating the arrival of electricity by four years, the Schneiders had their building wired during its construction. The exterior’s relative simplicity reflects the . . . Map (db m189363) HM
70Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — St. Joseph's Catholic Church
St. Joseph’s Catholic Church of Hardin was founded by Jesuit missionaries to the Crow Indians. Fr. Thomas Grant of St. Francis Xavier’s Mission purchased three town lots for $425 in 1908. The Jesuits constructed a plain, gable-front wooden building . . . Map (db m189251) HM
71Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — T.E. Gay BuildingHardin Commercial Historic District
On May 4, 1917, Hardin celebrated the “formal opening of the Gay block . . . with a grand ball in the south store room of this magnificent structure.” The storage area’s hardwood floor was perfect for dancing, and construction of the two-story brick . . . Map (db m189361) HM
72Montana, Big Horn County, Hardin — The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad
Once upon a time, railroads ruled Montana's transportation landscape. When the first railroad reached Montana in 1881, it began a process where, by 1916, over 5,200 miles of steel track criss-crossed the state. The railroad transformed some . . . Map (db m189446) HM
73Montana, Big Horn County, Huntley — Buffalo CountryThe Eastern Plains of Montana
The great plains of eastern Montana was home to thousands of buffalo before Euro-American hunters nearly wiped them out in the early 1800’s. The animals were central to the Indian lifeway. In the dog days, hunters herded buffalo into corrals . . . Map (db m99063) HM
74Montana, Big Horn County, St. Xavier — St. Xavier Mission
One Hundred Years of Faithfulness 1887 - 1987 Map (db m189530) HM
75Montana, Big Horn County, Wyola — Hay-Corral BattleHayfield Fight
Site of Hay-Corral Battle Between Indians and U.S. Soldiers and Civilians August 1st - 1867Map (db m189534) HM
 
 
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Feb. 7, 2023