Photo: 7th Cavalry Markers on Last Stand Hill. (NPS / Victoria Stauffenberg)
A custom, small-group van tour with historian Jim Hessler. We will visit private, rarely-seen sites, including Deer Medicine Rocks and the Crow's Nest, before making a comprehensive exploration of the battlefield proper. Billings, Montana. August 1-4, 2024.
Please inquire about availability
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August 1 (Thursday night): meet at our headquarters hotel, Homestead Inn and Suites in Hardin, Montana: 7:00 p.m. Orientation
August 2 (Friday): Deer Medicine Rocks, Busby, and the Crow's Nest (box lunch provided)
August 3 (Saturday): Route down Reno Creek, Reno's Valley Fight, Reno-Benteen Defense Site, Weir Point
August 4 (Sunday): Medicine Tail Coulee, Calhoun Hill, Keogh Sector, Deep Ravine, Custer Hill, National Cemetery
What’s included: Thursday night (August 1) Orientation talk at the Homestead Inn (7:00 p.m. in breakfast nook off the lobby); seat on the van for 3 full days of touring (August 2, 3, and 4), box lunch on the first day, water and snacks on the van, the services of our on-board expert guide.
What’s not included: hotel accommodations, lunch on days 2 and 3, evening meals.
Homestead Inn & Suites
201 14th Street W, Hardin, MT 59034
We have a block of rooms under Woodbury Historical Tours, but you are not required to stay there. However, the tour van will leave each morning from the Homestead Inn.
Book your room: contact April at (406) 665-1700
AIRPORT: the closest major airport to Hardin is in Billings, approximately 45 minutes away. The tour van will make one or two trips between the airport and our hotel on Thursday (August 1), and at least one return trip on Monday (August 5). We will try to accommodate airport travelers, if possible.