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Rapid City in Pennington County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Rapid Creek Flood Mark

 
 
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October 16, 2021
1. Rapid Creek Flood Mark Marker
Inscription.  Heavy thunderstorms on the afternoon and evening of June 9th, 1972, caused Rapid Creek to flood this area. The water reached the elevation of this flood benchmark.
 
Erected by US Department of the Interior, Geological Survey.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical date for this entry is June 9, 1972.
 
Location. 44° 5.079′ N, 103° 14.553′ W. Marker is in Rapid City, South Dakota, in Pennington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Omaha Street and Oshkosh Street, on the right when traveling west on West Omaha Street. The marker is located at Founders Park by a picnic shelter. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1510 W Omaha Street, Rapid City SD 57701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Follow the Horseshoes through Founders Park Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Early Places (a few steps from this marker); Pioneers and Native Americans (a few steps from this marker); Landscapes (a few steps from this marker); Rapid City's Founders
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(a few steps from this marker); Welcome to Founders Park Plaza (a few steps from this marker); Rapid Trout (a few steps from this marker); The Eagles (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rapid City.
 
Rapid Creek Flood Mark Marker at Founders Park image. Click for full size.
October 16, 2021
2. Rapid Creek Flood Mark Marker at Founders Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2021. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2021. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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