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Arch Ellwein to Portray Captain Grant Marsh

 


On Sunday, May 27 and Monday, May 28 at 2 and 4 p.m. both days, Arch Ellwein will perform History Alive as Captain Grant Marsh. This will take place at the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive Center.

Grant Marsh was a riverboat pilot and captain who was noted for his many piloting exploits on the upper Missouri River and Yellowstone River. Marsh piloted the Far West down the Yellowstone and the Missouri Rivers to Bismarck, carrying fifty-one wounded cavalry troopers from the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Marsh had the steamboat record traveling 710 river miles in 54 hours.

 

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