Custer Week Kickoff!
General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour
$16 Adult / $5 Youth
Tour originates in front of the Monroe Historical Museum, 126 South Monroe, Monroe
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Stroll through historic downtown Monroe and walk where the famous General George Armstrong Custer once lived. The General himself, portrayed by renowned Custer reenactor Steve Alexander, will take you by sites significant to his life in Monroe such as: the church where he and local lass Libby Bacon wed, the famous monument dedicated to his valor at Gettysburg and the Bacon/Custer homestead.
About our guide:
Proclaimed the “Foremost Custer Living Historian” by the United States Congress, Steve Alexander has been acknowledged by both the Michigan and Ohio Senates for his lifetime work and portrayal of America’s most controversial military leader.
Steve has appeared in over three dozen docudramas as the General, most recent being the Discovery Times: Only in America. His work for the History Channel includes “Command Decisions”, “Trail with General Custer” and the “Little Big Horn – The Untold Story.” Both television documentaries and the television portrayals “Biography of Custer” and Bill Kurtis’ “Betrayal at Little Big Horn” in the “New Explorers” series cast Steve Alexander as General Custer again and received awards for the top historical presentations in 1998 and 1999.
Pre-tour book signing
Steve Alexander will be signing his recent recently released book G.A. Custer to the Little Big Horn from 10 AM to 12 Noon at the Book Nook in downtown Monroe
Lunch with the General
Join General Custer for lunch at his favorite local spot. Meet outside the Book Nook at noon. (lunch NOT included in tour ticket price)