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Gov. Daugaard’s Statement On Federal Decision To Rename Harney Peak





            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday, August 11, 2016

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Kelsey Pritchard at 605-773-3212

                                   

 

Gov. Daugaard’s Statement On Federal Decision

To Rename Harney Peak


PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued the following statement today in response to the U.S. Board of Geographic Name’s decision to change the name of Harney Peak to Black Elk Peak.


“I am surprised by this decision, as I have heard very little support in South Dakota for renaming Harney Peak. This federal decision will cause unnecessary expense and confusion. I suspect very few people know the history of either Harney or Black Elk.”

 

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