Peter Norbeck

Peter Norbeck (HM2CE)

Location: Keystone, SD 57751 Mercer County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 51.514', W 103° 26.046'

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Norbeck Wildlife Preserve
Created by Act of Congress, 1949
Peter Norbeck
1870 - 1936

Well driller, Statesman, first native Governor of South Dakota, U.S. Senator, founder of Custer State Park, sponsor of Mount Rushmore Memorial, road builder, art lover, poet of nature, patriot, gentleman.

His was the heritage of cold, strong lands: his the pioneer vision which saw far ahead, far beyond. He felt the strong heart throb of his beloved people commanding him to do greatly and be great. In these mountains he found a wilderness for them and labored to preserve its beauty unspoiled for them and for their children's children. He is still present in every mile of road that he built, in the noble pines and towering rocks he loved, and in the hearts of the multitudes who will enjoy them.
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HM NumberHM2CE
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 6:38am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 625843 N 4857356
Decimal Degrees43.85856667, -103.43410000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 51.514', W 103° 26.046'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 51' 30.84" N, 103° 26' 2.76" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16200-16272 US-16 ALT, Keystone SD 57751, US
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