“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 Johnson Siding, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Pennington 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> Pennington County, SD (78) Custer County, SD (37) Haakon County, SD (7) Jackson County, SD (20) Lawrence County, SD (129) Meade County, SD (29) Oglala Lakota County, SD (3) Weston County, WY (17)  PenningtonCounty(78) Pennington County (78)  CusterCounty(37) Custer County (37)  HaakonCounty(7) Haakon County (7)  JacksonCounty(20) Jackson County (20)  LawrenceCounty(129) Lawrence County (129)  MeadeCounty(29) Meade County (29)  OglalaLakotaCounty(3) Oglala Lakota County (3)  WestonCountyWyoming(17) Weston County (17)
Rapid City is the county seat for Pennington County
Johnson Siding is in Pennington County
      Pennington County (78)  
      Custer County (37)  
      Haakon County (7)  
      Jackson County (20)  
      Lawrence County (129)  
      Meade County (29)  
      Oglala Lakota County (3)  
      Weston County, Wyoming (17)  
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1South Dakota (Pennington County), Johnson Siding — 529 — Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
On U.S. 385, 0.1 miles north of Custer Gulch Road, on the right when traveling south.
Camp F-4: Pactola Campsite inundated by Lake Pactola. Companies: 1789--6/8/33-10/35 2748--5/25/36-1940 The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal relief program during 1933-1942 that gave jobless men work renovating abused lands. The Army . . . Map (db m184423) HM
2South Dakota (Pennington County), Johnson Siding — Pactola Dam & ReservoirFlood Control, Irrigation & Recreation
On U.S. 385, 0.1 miles south of Pactola Basin Road, on the right when traveling south.
Construction of Pactola Dam began in 1952 and was completed in 1956. At times nearly 200 men worked on the dam. Unskilled workers earned $1.25 an hour and skilled workers $2.75 an hour. The men placed 2,163,251 cubic yards of impervious earthfill . . . Map (db m37064) HM
3South Dakota (Pennington County), Johnson Siding — Water for a Thirsty WestThe Rapid Valley Unit & Project
On U.S. 385, 0.1 miles Pactola Basin Road, on the right when traveling south.
By the mid-20th century, water in the West did more than irrigate 160 acre patches of alfalfa. Water flowed as the life blood of cities, private industries, and military bases. Droughts during the 1930s illustrated that Rapid City could not depend . . . Map (db m37070) HM
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Aug. 20, 2022