Custer Battlefield Museum
Returns to Garryowen
By J.B. Tyler
GARRYOWEN, MT The
historic town of
Actor Stan Ellsworth, Chris
Kortlander, Actor Curtis Nysmith
at the Custer Battlefield Museum
The History Channel is producing a series of 13 episodes, entitled On the Trail, in which Starr and Prokop follow the trails and fates of various American icons, in which Star and Prokop follow the trails and fates of various American icons, including Custer, Geronimo, Chief Joseph, Davy Crocket, and more. While the original participants rode horses, The History Channel is following these historic trails on motorcycle. Says producer Prokop, “Although we’ve replaced the flesh –and-bone horse with the iron horse, we hope to give our audience an authentic look at what these adventurers endured on their travels. They were cold, wet, and miserable – we’re recreating that for the audience in hopes of giving them a better sense of exactly how these American icons lived and died.
The Custer episode, entitled On the Trail of George Armstrong Custer, is the pilot for the series and is scheduled to air in March 2005.
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