Theme: Environmental History Map 8 - Mining in South Dakota, 1878
Core Map: "Map of the Leading Mining Claims of the Whitewood District" in Caledonia Gold Mining Co., (San Francisco: [Daily Exchange Print], 1879). Newberry Library call number: Graff 4936
These lessons are based on a map that accompanied mining engineers' reports to the Caledonia Gold Mining Company. Through analysis of the reports and the three views shown on the map, students will learn about the various changes to the landscape brought about by mining operations.