Black Hill National Cemetery, Sturgis

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Black Hills National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in South Dakota, located three miles (5 km) southeast of Sturgis in Meade County. It encompasses 105.9 acres (42.9 ha), and as of the end of 2005, had 19,147 interments. Located at exit 34 of Interstate 90, it is administered by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, which also administers the nearby Fort Meade National Cemetery. It is one of three national cemeteries in South Dakota (the other two being Fort Meade and Hot Springs).
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  • A beautiful and peaceful place to show respect for those who have fought for our freedoms. Always a somber and sad moment to see families at the graveside of a loved one. Definitely a time to pray...  more »
  • What a somber sight to see. I always get choked up when I see a cemetery of our national men and women’s burial place after serving our country. It reminds me of their sacrifice for our nation of...  more »
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  • Internment of my uncle Sgt Jerry Jensen, USA, infantryman Vietnam. Reverent and beautiful location. Professional staff and salute guard.
  • THE GREATEST MAN I HAVE EVER KNOWN IS NOW IN A BEAUTIFUL PLACE IN THE MOST STUNNING NATIONAL CEMETERY. LORRIE BEHL AND THE DIRECTOR FINISHED WHAT I STARTED YEARS AGO ON A QUEST TO HONOR A MAN THAT TAUGHT ME TO BE A WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE. HE LIVED A LIFE FOR OTHERS AND FAMILY WAS IMPORTANT TO HIM. ANOTHER MAJOR QUEST CHECKED OF MY MUST DO BEFORE I DIE LIST. MIKE YOU SOAR WITH EAGLES.

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