Custer in Custer County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
built a log fort 100 feet by 150 feet
for protection against the Sioux
Indians. The fort was large enough to
house the City’s population and was
located across the street.
Location. 43° 46.039′ N, 103° 35.862′ W. Marker is in Custer, South Dakota, in Custer County. Marker is on North 7th Street north of Mount Rushmore Road (U.S. 16A), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Custer U.S. Post Office grounds, near the northeast corner of the building, facing North 7th Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 643 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer SD 57730, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Custer County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Horace N. Ross (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miners Meet 1875 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Campsite of General Custer's Expedition (approx. 3 miles away); Anna Donna Tallent (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Hearst Highway (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Needles Eye (approx. 5.8 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Camp (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Custer.
Also see . . . Custer, South Dakota History (Submitted on July 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.