In June 2010, the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) announced it was putting the Custer guidon found at the famed Battle at the Little Big Horn up for auction with Sotheby’s. Read original article here. The auction will take place on December 10, 2010. Read more here.
Explore southeast Michigan and allow our region’s storied past to unfold! Detroit Institute of Art (DIA) to sell Custer guidon 134 years ago today (June 25) George Armstrong Custer and members of the 7th Cavalry were killed at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the DIA announces it will sell the Custer guidon that is … More Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to sell Custer guidon
A limited quantity of commemorative Christmas ornaments and event programs celebration General George Armstrong Custer’s 170th Birthday in his adopted hometown of Monroe, Michigan are on sale now on ebay. The ornaments and program are great gifts for the Custer collector in your life, or those of you who were unable to make this event. … More General Custer 170th Birthday Celebration Commemorative Christmas Ornament Available.
Donovin Sprague, reknowned Native American author and educational director of the Crazy Horse Memorial, is the keynote speaker at this year’s Custer Week celebration that takes place October 3rd – 10th in the famous General’s hometown of Monroe, Michigan. Sprague, a direct descendant of Hump and Crazy Horse, will speak about Hump and Crazy Horse … More Donovin Sprague, descendent of Crazy Horse and Hump, speaks at 2009 Custer Week program.