Map Of The Black Hills South Dakota Sunshine State
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By: R. L. Bronson Date: 1940 (copyright) Sturgis, S.D. Original Size: 26 x 18 inches (66 cm x 44.7 cm) This is fine reproduction of a whimsical pictorial map of the Black Hills region of South Dakota. It was originally produced to promote tourism throughout the area in the 1940s. The Black Hills are a small, isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains of North America in western South Dakota & extending into Wyoming. in the 18th century, the area was primarily occupied by the Lakota tribe of the Sioux Nation. in 1874 Brevet Major General George Armstrong Custer of the 7th US Cavalry led an expedition there & discovered gold in French Creek. Almost immediately, thousands of prospectors made their way to the region, spawning a gold rush from 1875 - 1878 that populated the towns of Deadwood, Central City, & Lead. This pictorial map displays all major & minor roads & highways as well as railroads throughout the region. Images focus on historical events, people, & places, as well as natural attractions, & more modern tourism opportunities. The map was produced by the Black Hills - Bad Lands Association as noted under the banner style title cartouche. Inventory #19310 ABOUT OUR REPRODUCTIONS NOTE- The maps that we sell are reprints of originals. Therefore, whatever imperfections the original has will show up in the reprints. Our maps are a perfect representation of what the originals looked like. - The product listed is a high resolution, printed reproduction of the original map. -All of our map reproductions are giclée quality prints on premium archival matte paper. This heavyweight paper is smooth to the touch, neutral-white, acid-free for a longer print life & features an instant-dry coating that resists fingerprints & smudging. Our printer operates with a twelve color spectrum & creates scratch resistant prints that displays smooth color gradations & an improved color density detection. The combination of our archival paper, advanced printing technology & our years of experience with original material produces a superior quality product that is sure to please. Map Of The Black Hills South Dakota Sunshine State



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