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National Parks Store: Custer—West Point to Black Hills


Join Bill Niehaus as he discusses George Armstrong Custer’s exploits. All attendees will receive a free WNPA publication about Custer!

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George Armstrong Custer’s career, and life, ended near the Little Bighorn River on June 25, 1876, but his life prior to that fateful day in Montana demands examination. Join Western National Park Store Assistant Manager Bill Niehaus as he discusses Custer’s exploits, from Custer’s formative years at West Point, his exploits during the Civil War, Indian fighting on the plains, escorting railroad surveys, and searching for gold in the Black Hills.

Gain insights into Custer’s strategy, education, and world view that led to his demise, along with the deaths of 273 soldiers and scouts. All attendees will receive a free WNPA publication about Custer!

Presentation at 12 PM only.



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Event Tags: American History, American Indian, culture, Custer, educational, free, history, Little Bighorn, presentation, the West, Tucson

Date:
Saturday, September 3
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Place:
The National Parks Store
12880 N. Vistoso Village Dr.
Tucson, AZ 85755 United States
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Contact:
520-622-6014
Cost:
Free
To reserve seats, please call 520-622-6014 during business hours, beginning one week prior to the event.

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