The Hearst Highway
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 43° 49.163 W 103° 38.391
13T E 609379 N 4852711
Quick Description: The Hearst Highway is named for George Hearst who discovered three of the fabled mines of the American West, including the famous Homestake mine.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/9/2007 1:41:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM1TVX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 58

Long Description:
From the marker:

George Hearst (1820-1891): United States Senator, mining engineer, sportsman, speculator. Starting with nothing, he developed three of the fabled mines in the American West -- The Ophir, the Anaconda, and the Homestake -- and founded one of the great American fortunes. His vision and organizing genius built a small mining claim into the mightiest gold mine in the world -- the Homestake -- and laid the foundations for the continuing prosperity of the Black Hills and the state of South Dakota.
Marker Name: The Hearst Highway

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
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