“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Edgemont, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Fall River County, South Dakota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fall River County, SD (21) Custer County, SD (38) Oglala Lakota County, SD (3) Dawes County, NE (34) Sioux County, NE (25) Niobrara County, WY (20)  FallRiverCounty(21) Fall River County (21)  CusterCounty(38) Custer County (38)  OglalaLakotaCounty(3) Oglala Lakota County (3)  DawesCountyNebraska(34) Dawes County (34)  SiouxCounty(25) Sioux County (25)  NiobraraCountyWyoming(20) Niobrara County (20)
Hot Springs is the county seat for Fall River County
Edgemont is in Fall River County
      Fall River County (21)  
      Custer County (38)  
      Oglala Lakota County (3)  
      Dawes County, Nebraska (34)  
      Sioux County, Nebraska (25)  
      Niobrara County, Wyoming (20)  
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1South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — Battle the BlazeWhite Draw Fire
The White Draw fire started June 29, 2012 near Highway 18 by a vehicle fire. Due to very dry conditions and strong winds the fire spread quickly. Most wildland fires are fought "indirectly" from the flank, rear, or overhead. Very important . . . Map (db m184799) HM
2South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — 455 — Camp CollierJune 1876 - June 1877
Camp at the Mouth of the Red Canyon, sometimes called Camp Collier, was established at this site in mid-June 1876 to protect travelers over the 150-mile Cheyenne-Black Hills stage road. It came into being after the Sioux, resentful of the white . . . Map (db m184460) HM
3South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — 705 — Cheyenne River Crossing1876-1877 Cheyenne to Deadwood Stage Trail
The Cheyenne to Deadwood Stage Line changed routes several times during its history. In 1876 and 1877, the Cheyenne to Deadwood stagecoaches came through what would become present day Edgemont over what was known as Pollock’s Cutoff Route. The . . . Map (db m119900) HM
4South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — Edgemont: Where the Trail Begins
Welcome to Edgemont, the beginning of the Burlington Northern George S. Mickelson Trail! This winding trail follows the abandoned Burlington Northern Railroad route 114 miles through the heart of the Black Hills and ends at Deadwood. The . . . Map (db m123925) HM
5South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — MAFFS 7Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System
In the early 1970's, a major fire burned into Long Beach, CA, destroying hundreds of homes. In response Congress created the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting Systems (MAFFS), a joint effort between the US Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Forest . . . Map (db m184797) HM
6South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — 505 — Siding 7
In early 1890, the Burlington Railroad established Siding 7 three-quarters of a mile up the tracks north from here. The siding consisted of four short, fan-shaped tracks and a hand-operated turntable over an open pit used for servicing engines. . . . Map (db m119899) HM
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7South Dakota (Fall River County), Edgemont — Teddy Roosevelts's Visit to Edgemont
(Side 1) President Theodore Roosevelt (T. R.) stopped in Edgemont on April 25, 1903 as part of a western states tour. Hundreds were on hand to welcome him. An old friend, Seth Bullock of Deadwood, arrived with him. They were then . . . Map (db m124008) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022