Speaker Series: Voices from the Little Bighorn at Placid Lake State Park - Saturday, July 27 at 8pm
(Helena, MT) – Montana State Parks (stateparks.mt.gov) announced today:
What: Placid Lake State Park hosts Dr. Tim Lehman, Professor of History and Political Science at Rocky Mountain College, as he presents “Voices from the Little Bighorn”. This program is part of the “Montana's Multitude of Myths, Misconceptions, and Little Known Facts” summer speaker series. The Battle of the Little Bighorn, popularly known as Custer's Last Stand, stands as an iconic episode in the history of the American West. Yet many aspects of the battle are poorly understood. Come and explore the traditional myth of Custer’s Last Stand and learn fresh interpretations using recent battlefield archaeology and a new appreciation of Indian accounts.
When: Saturday, July 27 from 8pm – 9pm
Where: Placid Lake State Park
5001 North Placid Lake Road
Seeley Lake, MT 59868
For directions and more information about Placid Lake State Park visit: http://stateparks.mt.gov/placid-lake/
The public can simply stop by for the program or reserve a campsite and stay the night at Placid Lake State Park. Visit: http://stateparks.mt.gov/camping/ or reserve a campsite by phone at 1-855-922-6768.
Presenter: Tim Lehman, PhD. has been teaching at Rocky Mountain College since 1990, where he offers courses in American, western, and environmental history. He is the author of two books, as well as many articles and reviews in both professional and popular journals. Dr. Lehman currently resides in Billings, MT.
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