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Did Dayton's Frank Finkel survive Custer's Last Stand?


January 30, 2020

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Frank Finkel claims to be the sole survivor of the 1876 "Last Stand" at Little Bighorn. Gary Lentz will explore the story at the Blue Mountain Heritage Society Annual Ground Hog Dinner Saturday.

DAYTON–It is nearly time for Punxsutawney Phil (nationally renowned groundhog) to let the world know what to expect with the weather. If he sees his shadow on Ground Hog Day, the folklore prediction is that winter will last another 6 weeks. If Phil does not see his shadow, then spring should arrive early. Either way, the Blue Mountain Heritage Society (BMHS) believes it is a great time to cel...

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