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Ruins of George Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln
Ruins of George Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln
TitleRuins of George Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln
Date of Originalbetween 1894 and 1910
DescriptionPauline Crowley Shoemaker rides a horse and looks at the ruins of George and Elizabeth Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln. A small pile of rocks and wood is all that remains of the dwelling. Other wooden buildings are visible in the distance.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectMilitary
Historic sites
Women
Subject (LCTGM)Military facilities
Houses
Ruins
Horses
Horseback riding
Personal NameCuster, Elizabeth Bacon, 1842-1933
Custer, George Armstrong, 1839-1876
Shoemaker, Pauline Crowley
Organization NameUnited States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.
LocationFort Abraham Lincoln (N.D.)
Decade1890-1899
1900-1909
Item NumberA5386
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryThe original fort and buildings at Fort Abraham Lincoln were disassembled in 1894. A reconstruction of the Custer House was opened to the public in June 1989.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionState Historical Society of North Dakota Photograph Collection A
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (A5386)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDshA5386
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