RAPID CITY, S.D. — I keep telling myself to ignore the drive-through animal park, the water slides and the tourists jamming fast-food restaurants on the road southwest out of town. Ahead, low against the sky loom the majestic and mysterious Black Hills, the granite and the heads in the rock.
It’s the heads in the rock that reach across time and seize your attention even from a couple of miles away.
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of two columns about Mike Leggett’s search for the North American Continental Pole of Inaccessibility. Today’s column focuses on several other (more famous) things he found along the way.