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This historical photo shows an aerial view of Pickstown and its surrounding area, including the Fort Randall Dam. Pickstown, located in southern South Dakota, became a town in 1947 as a government town for the Corps of Engineers employees working on the dam. (Submitted photo)

Pickstown plans for museum

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PICKSTOWN -- Sixty-eight years ago, Lt. Gen. Lewis Pick submitted a plan to Congress to build a series of dams across the Missouri River.


One of those dams includes the Fort Randall Dam in Pickstown, a town named after Pick.

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