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Wind Cave National Park: The First 100 Years

Wind Cave National Park: The First 100 Years

Author: Peggy Sanders
Published by Arcadia

The first recorded discovery of Wind Cave occurred in 1881 when brothers Jesse and Tom Bingham followed the sounds of the whistling wind and came upon the cave.

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The author tells the story of Wind Cave National Park over its first 100 years using photos and text.

In 1903, the cave and surrounding area became Wind Cave National Park, the seventh national park in the nation and the first created with a cave as its focal point. In the 1930s, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) established a camp near the park headquarters. The CCC built roads and buildings, landscaped and made improvements to better accommodate tours inside the cave.

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