September 14 – Glendive – Billings, MT
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Drive to Little Bighorn Battlefield
Learn of the historic battle between the native American tribes and General Custer’s unit.
This area memorializes the U.S. Army's 7th Cavalry and the Sioux and Cheyenne in one of the Indians last armed efforts to preserve their way of life. Here on June 25, 1876, 263 soldiers and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer, died fighting several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.
Continue to Billings, MT.
Billings is the largest city in the U.S. state of Montana, located in the south-central portion of the state. Billings is rapidly growing; as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 89,847, while the Census Bureau's 2008 estimate listed the city's population at 103,994.(Wikipedia)
Experience the “cowboy life” in a wagon train ride to a camp where the group has a steak dinner cookout.
Enjoy a “cowboy concert” by the campfire before returning to the hotel.
Overnight at the Holiday Inn
0830: Avgang fra Glendive.
1130: Lunsj, muligens I Custer, Montana. Lunch, perhaps in Custer, MT
1300: Avgang mot Little Bighon Battlefield.
1400: Ankomst Little Bighorn Battlefield. Om slaget der Georg A. Custers kavaleri ble tilintetgjort I 1876.
1600: Avgang mot Billings.
1700: Ankomst Holiday Inn Grand i Billings.
1800: Tur med vogntog til en leir med middag. ”Cowboy concert” ved leirbål før man drar tilbake til hotellet.
(Sons of Norway Jotunheimen lodge 4-499 Billings)