Anchor Inn

105 E Fifth Street, Murdo, South Dakota, 57559, United States | Motel
 

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4th of July with the Presidents

A travel blog entry by evieandstaci

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... itself in the middle of somewhat of a rural area. It has been speculated to be either a volcano or an intrusion (rock that forms below under the Earth’s surface). Apparently, 1% of all people who visit it climb it.

As we were leaving Devils Tower, we kept seeing signs to alert us about prairie dogs. We had never seen them in person, so we weren’t sure what to look for or where. Then, we saw a few people pulled over, so we jumped on that bandwagon ...

Day 5 - Bucket list item crossed off

A travel blog entry by bharvey

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... that had assisted in the carving of Mount Rushmore between 1927 and 1941 (I think those dates are correct) to see if any last names might be potential ancestors. I did see a Docken but nothing else jumped out at me-- guess that is the genealogist in me. The road down the other side from Mount Rushmore was a steep 10% grade then a climb back out.
From there we hit the I-90 again at Rapid City. We made a conscious decision to head to Mount ...

Fort Mandan and the Great Plains

A travel blog entry by augustinesghost

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... too, because it was a tough winter (they registered -40 degrees one night in December). On their return trip 18 months later the fort was gone: they noted in their journals that some of it had washed away and the remainder burned down. The site of the interpretive center is about 10 miles from the original site, which has since been claimed by the ever-shifty Missouri River.

After getting my fill of history I had ...

It blows here!!!

A travel blog entry by darrylg

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... the connection hit me. The players were all wearing sneakers. They must be the descendants of the dancers I saw there 40 years ago! Apparently all that remains of their cultural heritage are the sneakers. I might have a career doing shows for the history channel.

Strange observation today. At regular intervals on I-90 there are signs that say if the yellow lights ...

Escape from Sioux Falls

A travel blog entry by knightc

... t access some of our clothes - most importantly the socks & underwear and pants/shorts. The tops were hanging in the closet so we could get at those. I'll be doing some laundry this week. :-)

When the time for the Enterprise pickup came and went, I called them and they told me they had been delayed and it would be about another hour. So we waited, and waited. A lady finally showed up and as soon as she saw ...

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This motel, located on 105 E Fifth Street, Murdo, is near South Dakota's Original 1880 Town and Pioneer Auto Museum.
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