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Keystone is a tiny town in the Badlands and Black Hills region of South Dakota. It is notable as the nearest site to popular Mount Rushmore National Memorial that has full accommodations for the traveler, although they are achieved at the price of a "tourist trap" veneer.

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Fun Facts

  1. Keystone has less than a thousand residents, but it serves the needs of the millions of visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which is located just beyond city limits.
  2. Carrie Ingalls of “Little House on the Prairie” lived most of her adult life in Keystone.
  3. Keystone was one of the filming locations for the Columbia Pictures 1994 comedy film North.

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