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Custer County 1881 Courthouse Museum

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The courthouse was built a year before South Dakota became a state and remained in service until 1973. Local history is displayed in 15 rooms. Exhibits include American Indian artifacts. An 1875 log cabin contains antique printing presses from the county newspaper. Other buildings include a blacksmith shop and a carriage shed that contains vintage stagecoaches and vehicles used at the turn of the 20th century.

Location: 411 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer South Dakota 57730 Telephone 605-673-2443

Other History nearby:
(Hill City) Call of the Wild Museum
(Custer) Crazy Horse Memorial
(Custer) Custer County 1881 Courthouse Museum
(Custer) Jewel Cave National Monument
(Box Elder) South Dakota Air and Space Museum
(Rapid City) The Journey Museum

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