First News of Custer's Death

First News of Custer's Death (HM1M1S)

Location: Bismarck, ND 58501 Burleigh County
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Country: United States of America
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N 46° 48.299', W 100° 47.087'

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From approximately this spot on July 5, 1876, Colonel Clement A. Lounsberry, the founder of the Bismarck Tribune in a feat of newspaper enterprise that overcame many obstacles, flashed - - by telegraph - - to the New York Herald the first account of General Custer's defeat and death at the Little Big Horn.Few news stories have so electrified a nation.——————————This spot marked bySigma Delta Chi and N.D. Press AssociationApril 10, 1953
HM NumberHM1M1S
Year Placed1953
Placed BySigma Delta Chi and N.D. Press Association
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Date Added Monday, July 20th, 2015 at 10:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 363819 N 5185039
Decimal Degrees46.80498333, -100.78478333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 46° 48.299', W 100° 47.087'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds46° 48' 17.94" N, 100° 47' 5.22" W
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Area Code(s)701
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-148 S 5th St, Bismarck ND 58501, US
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