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Milbank, South Dakota: The Monolith

Installed by "Geographer-at-Large" Eames Demetrios, who claims to have discovered the existence of parallel universes. Fairly large for such an incomprehensible monument. Despite its name, it's not a monolith.

107 Flynn Drive, Milbank, SD
East end of town. From US-12 turn south at the Hollands Windmill onto Flynn Drive, then left into the Windmill parking lot. You'll see The Monolith monument straight ahead.
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The Monolith.

The Monolith

On the grounds of the Hollands Windmill in Milbank is a trapezoidal cement monument named "The Monolith" with a 400-word essay written by "Geographer-at-Large" Eames Demetrios. He claims to have discovered the existence of parallel universes that co-exist to some degree with ours. Unlike the three linear dimensions that we perceive, the universes have an almost infinite number of dimensions -- infinity minus 29 to be precise, each with its own stories, creatures, rules, and laws of physics. The Monolith is one of 142.5 such installations around the world (Well, 142 -- the .5 is the one that's being prepared for installation on the moon).

[Craig Blakely, 04/26/2021]

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