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In memory of Anna Donna Tallent a teacher and author. Born in New Your State April 12, 1827. Died in Sturgis South Dakota February 13, 1901. The First White woman to enter the Black Hills, arriving in Custer City, in December 1874. This monument is erected by the Society of Black Hills Pioneers and Many admirers. “The World is Better Because She Lived and Worked in It.”

Caption: “Near Custer, S. D. Monument to Anna Donna Tallent”

Decimal Degrees: 43.7683,-103.5306