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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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NWNW105.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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NWNW108.8 km

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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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NWNW109.9 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County 2

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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NWNW111 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHoward Public Library - First chartered Library in Dakota Territory

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The Howard Public Library was the first chartered library in Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/21/2011

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NN113.8 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings

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The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4 1879 when the Northwestern Railroad reached here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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NN113.8 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHillcrest Park

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Hillcrest Park is the original tree claim of Marthin Christianson a native of Gjovik Norway who emigrated in 1850 with a large colony, only 12 of whom survived a cholera scourge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood - Big Sioux River - Volga

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Please read the signs in the pictures for more Information on this historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 12/25/2010

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SWSW118.6 km

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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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NN119.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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Harvey Dunn was a famous painter of Western life, Marines, and portraits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/8/2006

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SWSW119.9 km

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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 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 MarkersYou are about to enter Kingsbury County

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A region of buffaloes and indians until 1870s. Indian mounds are found at Spirit Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Brookings County

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Brookings County was home of roving Indians until 1862. The exploring party of Nicollet, scientist and Fremont, "pathfinder of the west", visited Oakwood Lakes July 1838 leaving the first reliable record.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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NWNW127.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFedora Independent Consolidated School District No 1

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Around 1895 the first Fedora Village School was the root School located in section 9 later moved to section 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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NWNW127.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Crash of the Flying Sioux

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This double sided marker tells of the tragic collision of two B-17 bombers during a training flight in 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 5/3/2012

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NN129.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood

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Oakwood was visited in 1838 by Nicollett and Fremont which was the site of a small fort N of Little Round Lake. Richard Pettigrew surveyed the township in September of 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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NN131.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County2

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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NN131.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks State Park

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This lake was named for Thomas A Hendricks, commissioner of the General land Office, 1855 - 59, at which time the state boundary was serveyed and the lake named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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NN131.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Norwegian School

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Frontier Log Cabin used as school and house soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martinell

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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NN132.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood Lakes Burial Mounds

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Burial Mounds circa A.D. 300 59 A.D. 1,400 near Oakwood Lakes northwest of Brookings, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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NN133.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOl Spot Mortimers Cabin

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This log cabin stands on the original site that it was constructed by Samuel "Ol Spot" Mortimer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersErrington Memorial Marsh 1902 ~ 1962

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Marsh dedicated to Dr. Paul L. Errington, a great American Author, wildlife biologist, and trapper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks Norwegian Colony of 1873

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The first settlers at lake Hendricks were 31 Norwegians, arriving July 14, 1873 with 11 covered wagons and 30 cattle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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NN136.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 4/17/2007

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NWNW138.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932

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Monument at the site of the Lake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/5/2007

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