• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Historic District - Employee Residence - 1934

Employee Residence - 1934
Employee Residence - 1934
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 

This building is 100 yards (91m) W of the visitor center and across the parking lot. Built in 1934 of 2" by 4" wood framing and covered with yellow-tan stucco, this residence is similar in outward appearance to other Wind Cave buildings. The foundation is made of sandstone blocks from the nearby quarry.

Although interior modifications compromise the historic integrity of that part of the house, the historical image of the exterior is virtually unchanged.

Did You Know?

American bison on the Wind Cave National Park prairie

The American bison is the largest terrestrial mammal in North America. Male bison can weigh a ton and can run 35 miles per hour. Do not approach bison. They weigh more and can outrun you. More...