Memorials to General Custer


A bronze statue stands on the site of George Armstrong Custer's birthplace on the north side of State Route 646 at the west edge of New Rumley, in Harrison County, Ohio.

Six states have a county named in General Custer's honor: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Oklahoma and South Dakota.

Minnesota and Michigan have townships named for Custer.

There are towns named Custer in Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, and an unincorporated town in Wisconsin.

Custer National Cemetery is located at the Little Bighorn Battlefield. (see my photos section)

Monroe, Michigan has a statue of Custer known as "Sighting The Enemy" as it's centerpiece. It's 100th anniversary re-dedication was held June 5, 2010. The city also has a week long Custer Celebration each year.

Fort Custer National Military Reservation, still in use, and Fort Custer State Recreation Area are near Augusta, Michigan. Fort Custer National Cemetery is also located there.

Custer Hill is the main troop billeting area at Fort Riley, Kansas.

The US 85th Infantry Division is nicknamed The Custer Division.

Custer State Park is located in the The Black Hills of South Dakota.

Custer Observatory is on Long Island, Southold, New York.

The Custer House at Fort Lincoln, near Mandan North Dakota, has been reconstructed as it appeared during his stay there. There are re-enactments each year of the 7th Cavalry leaving for the Little Big Horn. (see my photos section)

A monument to General Custer is at the site of the 1863 US Civil War Battle of Hunterstown in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Custer Airport is in Monroe, Michigan.

Mount Custer is in northern Montana and Custer Peak in South Dakota.

Custer Senior High School and Custer Elementary School are in Custer, South Dakota. Custer Public School in Custer, Montana. Custer Elementary School is in Mandan, North Dakota. Custer Park Elementary School is near Kankakee, Illinois. Custer Elementary School is in Monroe, Michigan. Custer County School DST C-1 is in Westcliffe, Colorado. Custer County High School is in Miles City, Montana. Custer High School is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin (Go Pack Go!).

Custer National Forest is in southwestern Montana.

Custer Hill Golf Course is located in Fort Riley Military Reservation, Kansas.


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