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SOUTH DAKOTA - Custer County - Historic Districts

Ayres, Lonnie and Francis, Ranch
(added 1991 - Custer County - #90002209)
Also known as Fox Ranch;CU-SA-4
2 mi. SE of Fourmile Jct. on US 16 , Custer
(90 acres, 6 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling, Storage

Bauer, Maria, Homestead Ranch
(added 1992 - Custer County - #92000683)
Also known as CU-PV-2
3 mi. SE of Jewel Cave NM , Custer
(40 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Buffalo Gap Historic Commercial District
(added 1995 - Custer County - #95000774)
Roughly, area surrounding Main, Second and Walnut Sts. , Buffalo Gap
(100 acres, 25 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Economics, Agriculture, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Department Store, Financial Institution, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Religion, Social, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: City Hall, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Fairburn Historic Commercial District
(added 1995 - Custer County - #95000772)
Roughly, area surrounding Main St. between First and Second Sts. , Fairburn
(9 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance: Architecture, Economics, Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Meeting Hall
Current Function: Domestic, Social, Work In Progress
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling

Lampert, Charles and Ollie, Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000951)
Also known as CU-SP-3
S of Elk Mtns., N of Dewey , Custer
(65 acres, 6 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Mann, Irene and Walter, Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000953)
Also known as CU-WP-3
Schenk Canyon area, just off Co. Rt. 270 , Custer
(50 acres, 6 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Roetzel, Ferdinand and Elizabeth, Ranch
(added 1991 - Custer County - #90002210)
Also known as Roetzel Deer Camp;CU-NF-2
1 mi. NW of jct. of Saginaw and Roetzel Rds. , Custer
(105 acres, 5 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Camp, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Camp, Single Dwelling, Storage

Stearns, William, Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000952)
Also known as CU-EM-1
E of Elk Mtn., off Co. Hwy. 769 , Custer
(35 acres, 10 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Streeter, Norman B., Homestead
(added 1995 - Custer County - #95000765)
Streeter Ranch, near Beaver Creek , Buffalo Gap
(100 acres, 9 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Streeter, Norman, Parker, Gideon
Architectural Style: Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Historic Person: Streeter, Norman and Harry
Significant Year: 1889
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture, Exploration/Settlement, Economics
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage

Ward, Elbert and Harriet, Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000950)
Also known as CU-EM-8
E of Elk Mtn., S of US 16 , Custer
(60 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

William's Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000357)
Also known as SHPO No. CU PR 16;BHNF No. C-03-88-1
S of jct. of US 385 and Shirtail Canyon , Pringle
(111 acres, 4 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area

Wind Cave National Park Administrative and Utility Area Historic District
(added 1984 - Custer County - #84003259)
Also known as Wind Cave National Park Historic District
E of Custer off US 385 , Custer
(210 acres, 19 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baker,Howard, Multiple
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Other
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Politics/Government, Conservation, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Government Office, Institutional Housing, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic, Government, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Government Office, Institutional Housing, Museum, Outdoor Recreation, Park, Secondary Structure

Young, Edna and Ernest, Ranch
(added 1990 - Custer County - #90000949)
Also known as CU-DY-13
Approximately 3 mi. S of Dewey, S of Beaver Cr. , Custer
(120 acres, 13 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling, Storage




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