Guest Speakers

South Dakota's Cold War Legacies

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Grade Level:
Middle School: Sixth Grade through Eighth Grade
Science,Social Studies


Minuteman Missile National Historic Site offers all Western South Dakota schools the opportunity to have a ranger visit their classroom. The visit consists of the following:

  • A program about the history of Minuteman Missiles on the Great Plains and their role in the Cold War.
  • The 30 minute park film "Beneath The Plains" can be shown.
  • Activities tailored to class grade and size that will help students connect the concept of deterrence

To schedule a ranger visit to your class please e-mail us or call Park Ranger Emily Devereaux at 605-433-5552, extension 1242.


Last updated: June 13, 2018