Hot Springs National Cemetery

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Hot Springs National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery in the city of Hot Springs in Fall River County, South Dakota. It encompasses 8.7 acres (3.5 ha), and as of 2014, had 1,501 interments. The United States Department of Veterans Affairs manages it through the Black Hills National Cemetery.

History[edit]

In 1902 a veterans care facility was constructed in the area, and the cemetery was established to inter veterans who died while residing there. It was transferred to the National Cemetery system in 1973.

Hot Springs National Cemetery was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

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Coordinates: 43°26′23″N 103°28′20″W / 43.43972°N 103.47222°W / 43.43972; -103.47222