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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 Markers1908 Palisades Bridge

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

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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South Dakota Historical MarkersDevil's Gulch

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Where Jesse James was able to escape the law after robbing a bank in Northfield, MN.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/4/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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NWNW108.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSalem Rest Area

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SD's rich western heritage has been remembered along the interstate, as safety rest areas and tourist information centers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 7/30/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSaint Olaf Roller Mill & Power Dam

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In 1881 Frank and Justin Pettigrew began construction of the power dam and flour millat this site where portions of the foundation remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 11/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHartman 1899 - 1916

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Townsite of Hartman was homesteaded in 1878 by John Hartmann Sr.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/4/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central

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Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the Future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm to market railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 9/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWillow Creek Lutheran Church

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Norwegian pioneers homesteaded in this area in the early 1870s too far from the Norwegian Churches in northwest Minnehaha County, so the first services conducted by an ordained minister was held in the Willow Creek area private home in July, 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 7/10/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDoug Horsted

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Cancer victim at age 36, Doug Horsted generously bequeathed funds for many outdoors and wildlife causes, including the purchase of this 235 acre wetland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/12/2007

last visited: 1/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTaopi

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Taopi was a Christian chief of the Farmer band of Santee Sioux honored here for his loyalty during the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Stone Building

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Quarry owners built a demo project at this site to show local businessmen how quartzite could be cut to fit around door & window frames.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDell Rapids

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Named after the dells and rapids of the Big Sioux River which runs through town and reminded settlers of the dells of the Wisconsin River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 11/25/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1938 National Corn Husking Contest

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On a windy, cold and damp day on the 3rd of November, the eyes and ears of the nation were focused on Dell Rapids who was hosting the National Corn Husking Contest.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Madison - First County Seat

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Lake County was started October 1873 when Herman Luce and John Hare met at the cabin of William Lee near the site of old Madison, to organize the old town Of Madison.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMoody/Lake County Border on SD Hwy 34

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Brief History of Moody and Lake Counties at their common border along SD Hwy 34 east of Madison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 1/8/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Lone Tree

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Here on the highway in front of this marker stood the "lone tree" for more than 2 generations.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Epiphany, SD

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Erected 1975 by the Lady's Altar Society, The South Dakota State Historical Society and the Department of Transporation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The-DuHawks

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJim Town Trail - Fort Thompson Trail Junction

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Junction of the Jim Town Trail and the Ft. Thompson Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member windtimber

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/22/2008

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSeahota - Makpeyahahoton

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Here in April 1857...

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersC. B. Kennedy

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C. B. Kennedy, Founder of Madison and Dakota State College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Herman - Historic Points

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Lake Herman was the original stopping point on the old Dacotah Trail that led from the pipestone quarries in Minnesota to the Three Rivers of the Sioux.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 5/10/2009

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NWNW139.2 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Old Millstone - Mitchell, SD

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This is historical marker describing the millstone display it is attached to is located in Hitchcock Park in Mitchell, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 4/9/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Indian Presbyterian Church 1870

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The First Presbyterian Church was originally called Wakpaepakson or River Bend Church.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 2/18/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County

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Lake County was the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by theYankton tribe in 1858. In 1857 the Noble's Trail was built across its NE corner and that year Mrs Wm. Marble a captive of Inkepaduta's renegade indian band was rescued at Lake Herman by christian indians.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Miner County

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Named for Capt. Nelson Miner Co. A 1st Dakota Cavalry and terrorial legislators.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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