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Garryowen’s western façade and
the tomb park in the late spring.

Federal interstate signage for the town
of Garryowen.

Autumn on the Little Bighorn:
View of the Reno Retreat from the penthouse.

Historical Garryowen sign.

Gourmet kitchen in penthouse.

Dinning room.

View from back deck: God’s country. The rainbow touches the point where Custer was last seen alive.


Garryowen is the only town within the perimeter of the battlefield. It is a polished complex of buildings, monuments, manuscripts, and living history. This historic acreage combines the complete physical and business infrastructure necessary to support a flourishing enterprise, and a soulful landscape s with history on the other.

From Garryowen, the entire scope of the battle is visible, including the site where Custer was last seen alive, Major Reno’s retreat and hilltop defense sites, Weir Point, Last Stand Hill, Medicine Tail Coulee, the Crow’s Nest, and the Wolf Mountains. Its acreage borders the original bank of the Little Big Horn at the time of the battle. The town has its own off- and on-ramps to I-90, federal interstate signage, and is midway between Mount Rushmore National Monument and Yellowstone Park, two of the biggest tourist attractions in the United States. 

Garryowen’s acreage includes three buildings, the grounds, and water and mineral rights. The 8,000 square-foot ground floor of the Main Building is crowned by a 3,900 square-foot luxury penthouse; while a private stockade-fenced compound toward the river houses an impeccably appointed office and three guest suites in a green park area studded with shade trees around a paved circular drive. All buildings have wireless internet, integrated mainframe phone system, and central heating and cooling with all building components metered separately for propane and electricity. All buildings have a comprehensive remotely-monitored alarm system.

The 3-level Main Building includes

  • An 8,000 square-foot ground floor, currently housing
    • a 2,800 square-foot museum facility
    • a 2,500 square-foot retail/business space with rear office
    • a 1,000 square-foot convenience store
    • an 800 square-foot U.S. Post Office
    • two public bathrooms
    • modern gas station in pristine condition
  • A 3,900 square-foot top-floor luxury penthouse, including
    • 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 staircases to main floor
    • Gourmet kitchen, full granite, with under-counter wine refrigerator, illuminated wine rack, illuminated display cases
    • Spacious living and dining area with vaulted ceilings
    • 900 square-foot master bedroom with huge glass block steamer-shower, sunken bathtub, extra bed in side alcove, direct view of Last Stand Hill
    • Outdoor deck with barbecue and view of battlefield

  • A 3,500 square-foot basement, including
    • 2 staircases to main floor, 5 locking rooms
    • 800 square-foot walk-in underground vault outside foundation perimeter, 1945 steel bank door
    • Mechanical and Water Treatment room

  • Parking lots on east and north sides of buildings lined by mature poplars and cottonwoods
    • Large enough to accommodate motor homes
      and tour buses
    • Picnic areas under shade trees

  • Separate two-car garage with electric doors, attached tool area

The 2-level, 2,900 square-foot building in secured area includes

  • A 900 square-foot Office
    • Spacious office, fully functional for any kind of business
    • Dedicated server with five computer stations
    • Extensive floor-to-ceiling library shelving
    • Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace,
      Eagle Sandstone hearth and mantel with built-in heater
    • Double-paned Anderson windows with view to Reno-Benteen Monument
    • Post Office steps away for shipping
    • Separate private executive office space with professional museum-grade cabinetry, shelving, and work stations
    • Large semi-separate office space with counter giving onto main area; built-in file space
    • Kitchen and washroom, refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer facilities
    • Vaulted pine ceiling
    • Ceiling fans in all rooms
  • Three guest suites
    • One is a caretaker’s room with 3/4 bath, 2 are guest suites with full bath including bathtub
    • Themed bed-and-breakfast guest suites:  Cavalry Room, Indian Room
    • Each suite has a large stained deck, and each faces a different direction for complete privacy
    • All have satellite TV and wireless internet

  • Basement
    • 900 square feet, equipped for shipping, houses dual electric hot water heater, water softener, water treatment plant

The Grounds include:

  • Total of 60 mature shade trees: cottonwood, poplar, apple; also chokecherry, wild plum, and buffalo berry bushes

  • Shaded picnic areas in front of Main Building with views to spot where Custer was last seen and Reno entrenchment

  • 8-foot split lodge pole stockade fence surrounding rear of Main Building, entire Back Building, entire office/guest building, and rear grounds
    • 3 gates: one electric remote, two double-swing

  • Paved circular drive behind Main Building

  • Private rear green park space with mature apple and cottonwood trees

Mineral and water rights:

  • Transfer of title includes transfer of oil and gas rights.  Mineral title report available.
  • Coal-bed methane is pumped less than a mile and a half from this location: very likely that a gas well could be installed at Garryowen
  • Certified publice water source
  • Water rights included with ownership



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