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South Dakota historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMinnehaha Country Club

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"Minnehaha Country Club" HM in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMound Builders Village

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Prehistoric Indian Village

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Notre Dame of the Midwest"

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Columbus College in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDepartment of Veterans Affairs

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After an influenza outbreak struck the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Base during WWII, the War Dept. purchase the vacant buildings of the Columbus College campus to use for a hospital.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSherman Park Indian Burial Mounds

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The Mounds at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYankton Trail Post

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This old post is located on the grounds of University of Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1870s’ Grasshopper Invasions

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The 1870's was a time of hardship for the newly settled farm families as masses of grasshoppers plagued Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 4/11/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMcKennan Park Zoo

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Zoo established by Mrs. McKennan in this Park circa 1915.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMcKennan Park - A Park Born In Controversy

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Helen McKennan's will gifting 20 acres of land for a new park became the center of intense public debate after her death in 1906.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLady Liberty

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In 1943, during the darkest days of World War II, the park received a wood replica of the Statue of Liberty.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStagecoach Station

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In 1870 a small primitive home was built here next to a wagon road that led to Wall Lake and the Yankton Trail.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAAUW Sioux Falls Branch

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On chilly January l4, l882, a total of 65 women attended a meeting held at Chauncy Hall in Boston to organize "an association of women college graduates with headquarters in Boston.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 11/9/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPillars of the Nation

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Oscar Ellefson, who was a builder and caretaker of many projects in McKennan park, proposed another project.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Big Slide

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Between 1916 and 1920 children and adults where enjoying rides on a plank & timber and tin lined slide.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCol. Melvin Grigsby (1845 - 1917)

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Melvin Grigsby had a long & storied army career. He arrived in Sioux Falls in 1872 and was active in local government & politics. He built his home on Boulevard St. now known as 21st St.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 9/29/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOwancatowin

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In 1869, 11 Native American families left Niobrara, Neb., without their reservation agent's permission. They walked 140 miles, to what is now Flandreau, to homestead.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLinear Mound

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When T.H. Lewis surveyed this area in 1884, he sketched an unusual and puzzling cigar shaped mound.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 4/9/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCeremonial Dance Circle

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Omaha Indian ceremonial dance circle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFifth Mound

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The Fifth Mound in Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical Markers500 A.D. Copper Knife

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This sign located by Westward Ho Country Club. A nice off the beaten area of Sioux Falls

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBuffalo Bill

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At age 11, William F. Cody was forced to find work after his father died.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarth-Hut Villages

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Omaha Indian Earth-Hut Villages from the 1600s.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First "Flying Machine"

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The first airplane flight over Sioux Falls took place just 9 years after the Wright Brothers flight at Kittyhawk NC in 1903.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersArrowhead Park

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Arrowhead Park is a large, beautiful, park just east of the city limits of Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 10/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAn Institution of Organized Kindness

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The History of the formation of Sioux Valley Hospital.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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