Near Custer in Custer County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Hearst Highway
Dedicated to the memory of
Erected 1989 by the South Dakota State Highway Commission
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Industry & Commerce • Women.
Location. 43° 49.174′ N, 103° 38.395′ W. Marker is near Custer, South Dakota, in Custer County. Marker is at the intersection of Hearst Memorial Highway (U.S. 385) and Avenue of the Chiefs, on the right when traveling north on Hearst Memorial Highway. The marker is at the entrance to the Crazy Horse Memorial being carved into the Black Hills. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Custer SD 57730, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crazy Horse Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Everything changes, or does it? (approx. 1.9 miles away); Custer County Courthouse (approx. 4.2 miles away); Frontier Protection (approx. 4.2 miles away); Horace N. Ross (approx. 4.2 miles away); Miners Meet 1875 (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Needles Eye (approx. 5 miles away); Campsite of General Custer's Expedition (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer.
Also see . . .
1. Legends of America. biography of George Hearst, father of a mining and publishing empire (Submitted on August 19, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.)
2. George Hearst - Biographical Directory of the United States Congress . George Hearst was a Senator from the State of California and father of William Randolph Hearst. (Submitted on August 19, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2010, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.