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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 MarkersFoster Children Tragedy

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After emigrating from Ireland in 1872....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis & Clark at Springfield, SD

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Lewis & Clark were in South Dakota from 21 August 1804 to 14 October 1804 and again from 21 August 1806 to 4 September 1806. The Corp of Discover camped on Bon Homme Island on 1 September 1804 and again on 1 September 1806.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 6/16/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistoric Highway -------->S through Springfield Bon Homme was 7

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historic highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSplit Rock Creek Tragedy

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A gone-bad attempt to ford Split Rock Creek resulted in four deaths in July 1879, and was one of the most distressing calamities to occur in Minnehaha County during Dakota Territorial times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Trapper Ambush, Brandon, South Dakota

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This marker is located in McHardy Park, in Brandon, SD. Dedicated in 2007 by the Minnehaha County Historical Society in Memory of Jon Kentfield. Elevation 1305

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe City of Brandon

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The town of Brandon was surveyed in 1859 and early 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Town of Valley Springs

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This area was officially opened to the Homesteaders Act in 1868 of which New England and Scandinavian Immigrants followed schooner trails into this Minnesota Territory Valley to settle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Hartford

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In 1878 when Hartford was first established, it was named after the first pioneer I.A. Oaks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/13/2006

last visited: 6/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers1938 Earthquake

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The first earthquake reported in the region occurred on October 9, 1872, 17 years before South Dakota was admitted to the Union.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 7/17/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMinnehaha County

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Description & History of Minnehaha County, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRenner Field

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In the mid 1920's, Harold W. Tennant started providing flight instructions and air taxi services in a 118 acre field owned by George Renner.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLindbergh Landing

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The Guggenheim Fund and the US Dept. of Commerce sponsored Lindbergh in a nation-wide air tour.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Village of Renner

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Some interesting history in the small town of Renner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kache pack

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersA Round Barn?

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I never knew there was such a thing as a round barn so this was a very different type of history to me.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kache pack

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/28/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros

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Many years have now passed since the Nidaros Lutheran Congregation was chartered in the sod home of Norwegian immigrants John and Kirsti Thompson on August 12, 1868.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPeter Byg, Prairie Fire Victim

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Peter Byg was born in Denmark and emigrated to America.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/5/2006

last visited: 6/7/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBenton Lutheran Church

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Unfavorable economic conditions in the mid 1800's in Sweden led many young people to search for a better life in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/15/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOyen-Person Log Cabin Marker, rural Baltic, SD

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This tiny log cabin has walls that could tell volumes about the many people who lived there in the late 1880’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 6/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros Church Replica

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The old Nidaros Church is a replica of the Nidaros Church which is in Renner SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTo God Be The Glory

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West Nidaros Lutheran Church was built in 1911 because the people on the west side of the river couldn't reach the church (East Nidaros) on the east side of the river.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarly Settlers Association

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In 1892 a group of settlers began to organize an Early Settlers Association.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Thompson, Pioneer

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John Thompson arrived in America in 1854 from Norway as an orphan.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersVillage of Pallisades

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Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/4/2006

last visited: 8/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical Markers1908 Palisades Bridge

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In 1908 the Western Bridge and Construction Company of Omaha Nebraska built this Pratt Through-Truss Bridge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 5/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGarretson

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In the 1870's the town of Garretson was started by people coming in and starting the now vanished village of Palisades. The Village of Palisades was situated high above Split Rock Creek where a flour mill was started by CW Patton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 8/15/2013

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