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Posted on Aug 20, 2007 in History News

9th Annual Custer Week

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The 9th Annual Custer Week, Monroe Michigan celebration kicks off on Saturday, September 29, 2007 with  an encampment at the historic Navarre Trading Post, an exhibit of artifacts on the 2007 theme, "Custer & The Civil War" at the Monroe County Historical Museum and a presentation by Gettysburg National Parks Ranger & Historian, Troy Harmon.

 Daily programs can be viewed at   (This site will be updated frequently to include times & location)

Join Living Historians who will present in First Person relating history of the Civil War era, and authors Tom Carhart & Kent Masterson Brown along with Troy Harmon. Join Civil War Roundtables as they present and debate the events of that historic period. End the week Sunday October 7th by attending, “The Wedding of the Century" as the Feb. 9th 1864 wedding of General Custer & Elizabeth Bacon takes place in the original site, The First Presbyterian Church.


With the exception of dinner programs, all events are free to the public. For further details call Custer Celebration Committee member, Mary Jo at 734-241-0201.