Tongue River

The Tongue River is a tributary of the Yellowstone River, approximately 265 mi (426 km) long, in the U.S. states of Wyoming and Montana. The Tongue rises in Wyoming in the Big Horn Mountains, flows through northern Wyoming and southeastern Montana and empties into the Yellowstone River at Miles City, Montana. Most of the course of the river is through the beautiful and varied landscapes of eastern Montana, including the Tongue River Canyon, the Tongue River breaks, the pine hills of southern Montana, and the buttes and grasslands that were formerly the home of vast migratory herds of American bison. The Tongue River watershed encompasses parts of the Cheyenne and Crow Reservations. The Headwaters lie on the Big Horn National Forest, and the watershed encompasses the Ashland Ranger District…
in WY, MT
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On Aug. 29, 1865, troops under Brig. Gen. Patrick E. Connor attacked an Arapaho …
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From 1893-1913, the Tongue River Tie Flume carried 2 million railroad ties from …
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The Connor Battlefield is a park on Tongue River in Ranchester, Wyo., marking th…
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