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The visitor center at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument is a cinderblock building constructed in 1952. A National Park Service Environmental Assessment calls for construction of a new visitor center in the footprint of the existing one as well as the return of tens of thousands of battlefield artifacts.
LARRY MAYER, Gazette Staff
Park officials are accepting comments on the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument General Management Plan Amendment and Environmental Assessment through Jan. 4, 2018. The only scheduled meeting on the EA will be held via a conference call from 2 p.m. through 4 p.m. Dec. 14. Phone 866-714-0783 and use participant code 4244998#.
“Right now we are in the information-gathering stage. We want to hear anything we may or may not be aware of,” said Wayne Challoner, superintendent at the Little Bighorn Battlefield monument for the past month.
Visitation at Little Bighorn has been up in recent years — from about 278,000 in 2013 to more than 332,000 in 2016, an increase of almost 20 percent.
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