Rosebud Battlefield State Park

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Rosebud Battlefield--Where the Girl Saved Her Brother
Site sign, 2003
Rosebud Battlefield State Park is located in Montana
Rosebud Battlefield State Park
Location Big Horn County, Montana
Nearest city Busby, Montana
Coordinates 45°13′50″N 106°59′52″W / 45.23056°N 106.99778°W / 45.23056; -106.99778Coordinates: 45°13′50″N 106°59′52″W / 45.23056°N 106.99778°W / 45.23056; -106.99778
Area 4,220 acres (17.1 km2)[1]
Built 1876
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 72000735
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 21, 1972[2]
Designated NHL August 19, 2008[3]

Rosebud Battlefield State Park, or Rosebud Battlefield-Where the Girl Saved Her Brother is the site of the Battle of the Rosebud. The battle, known also as Crook's Fight on the Rosebud or Battle of Rosebud Creek, was fought on June 17, 1876.

Located in Big Horn County, Montana, the site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[2] In 2008, it was designated a National Historic Landmark.[1][3]

The undeveloped park offers hiking, hunting, picnicking and wildlife viewing. It is located 11 miles (18 km) south of Kirby, Montana on MT 314.[1]


  1. ^ a b c [dead link]Jerome A. Greene, Michel Olsen, Paul Fees (July 7, 2003). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Rosebud Battlefield / Where the Girl Saved Her Brother / Crook's Fight on the Rosebud; Battle of Rosebud Creek; Battle of the Rosebud Site" (pdf). National Park Service.  and[dead link]Accompanying map PDF (32 KB)
  2. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  3. ^ a b "Rosebud Battlefield/Where the Girl Saved Her Brother". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2009-04-06. 

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