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Unidentified military headstones discovered near Beulah


May 20, 2021

A curious discovery was recently made under the sign on top of the hill next to Beulah. Two motorcyclists came across a pile of old military tombstones, with no indication as to where they may have originated.

“There were eight military tombstones piled up underneath that thing,” says Vernon Davis of the Society of Black Hills Pioneers.

The stones do not appear to have come from any of the local cemeteries, and most of the names are no longer legible. At this time, it is difficult to say how they made the journey from their original resting site to Beulah.

“But they came from somewhe...

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