Black Hills Playhouse

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This historic building was once Camp Lodge, Depression-era housing for unemployed men who were to work on the then-new national parks system. One of the workmen’s daughters is said to haunt the playhouse’s costume room. The ghost likes to lay out certain costumes in the night, which are found by puzzled staff members the following morning.

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24834 S Playhouse Rd
Custer, SD 57730
United States

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43.80666958457028, -103.42773628304712
Custer County, South Dakota
Nearest Towns:
Keystone, SD (6.2 mi.)
Custer, SD (9.0 mi.)
Hill City, SD (11.4 mi.)
Hermosa, SD (12.0 mi.)
Fairburn, SD (13.6 mi.)
Colonial Pine Hills, SD (15.0 mi.)
Pringle, SD (16.0 mi.)
Johnson Siding, SD (19.2 mi.)
Rapid City, SD (21.3 mi.)
Green Valley, SD (22.3 mi.)

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