See the bronze monument to the young soldier whose “Last Stand” made him a household name, at the site of George Armstrong Custer’s birthplace. Only the foundation of Custer’s birthplace remains at this roadside park and picnic area. At the exhibit pavilion, read about Custer’s life. Average visit time: Allow 30-60 minutes
George Armstrong Custer was an American military leader who became known as a cavalry commander for the Union during the American Civil War and in the opening of the West in the years after this conflict. Custer was born on December 5, 1839, in New Rumley, Ohio.
Custer Monument is managed locally by the Custer Memorial Association.