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Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame


December 5, 2020

Sturgis was founded in 1878. It was originally named Scooptown, because many of the residents "scooped up" their pay from nearby Fort Meade. Its name was later changed to Sturgis in honor of the Civil War Union General Samuel D. Sturgis.

Sturgis is known as the location of one of the largest annual motorcycle events in the world. The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is a 10-day event. Sturgis is also noted for hosting WCW's Hog Wild/Road Wild events from 1996-1999.

What interested us in Sturgis was the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall of Fame. It may seem like a small museum, but inside it is lar...

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