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 For more details or to order tickets, click here. Stroll through historic downtown Monroe and walk where the famous General George Armstrong Custer once lived. The General himself, portrayed … More General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour kicks off Custer Week
What does General George Armstrong Custer have in common with likes of President Barack Obama, Sarah Palin, Kim Kardashian and LeBron James? Well, although 136 years have passed since Custer’s defeat and death at the Battle of Little Big Horn, the mere mention of his name today still evokes a storm of vitriol, hate and … More Controversial Custer: Was George a hero, zero or ordinary American?
I have 25 copies left of my initial printing of Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Southeast Michigan’s Contribution to the Civil War up for sale on EBAY. I have since expanded and reprinted the guide, therefore, I’m offering this publication for sale at cost or a 50% discount off of current guidebook price. Plus, $1 from … More Guide to Civil War and Underground Railroad Sites on Ebay
The River Raisin Battlefield National Park officially opens today, Saturday May 21, 2011. The nation’s newest national park is located at 1403 Elm Street, Monroe, MI. From 10 AM to 4 PM, attendees can enjoy viewing displays of period camp life, food and cooking, artifacts, herbal medicine and more. Open House schedule of events: 10:30 … More River Raisin Battlefield National Park Open House Today
Battle of the River Raisin (War of 1812) Saturdays: July 31, August 21, September 25 To book tour, click here Sandwiched between the Revolutionary War and Civil War, the War of 1812 usually doesn’t garner much attention in the scheme of our nation’s history, yet this event is considered by many to be America’s second war for independence. … More Battle of the River Raisin Walking Tours
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
For Immediate Release Public invited to revisit the life and times of General George Armstrong Custer in Monroe, Michigan with Little Big Horn Associates as they tour historic city on June 4. LBHA 37th Annual Conference in Monroe coincides with 100th anniversary of the city’s equestrian monument that commemorates the young General’s valor during the … More Tour General Custer’s hometown with the Little Big Horn Associates on June 4, 2010