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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 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 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 MarkersManchester Biscuit Company

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In 1902 Lawrence Manchester moved his bakery from Luverne, Minnesota to Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 1/31/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersInternational Harvester Warehouse

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The building was constructed in 1910 by International Harvester Company as a Warehouse. The International Harvest Company had formed in 1902 when several large farm machinery companies merged under one management.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Peoples Party National Convention

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In 1900 the Peoples Party had its National Convention in a Tent nearby here to select its second Presidential Canidate.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 10/4/2011

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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 MarkersAndrew Kuehn Warehouse

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Andrew Kuehn built this building in 1903 for a wholesale grocery distribution center and warehouse.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 11/18/2011

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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 MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp - Alcester

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Camp SCS-3 (DPE-211 in 1934) located in city park of NE Alcester, companies: 2746 August 3 - October 1, 1934 and June 1935 to August 1941; 4725V August 1941 - May 1942.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersArchie M. Gubbrud

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Archie M. Gubbrud (December 31, 1910 – April 26, 1987) was the twenty-second Governor of South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersU.S. Senator R.F. Pettigrew

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In 1896 Pettigrew shocked America when he bolted the Republican national convention as an act of protest over the money controversy.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPrehistoric Prayer Rock

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In 1924 Richard Pettigrew initiated a search for a prayer boulder to add to his museum.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Colony

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In 1869, a group of Dakota families departed on foot from Niobrara to look for homestead lands, and made camp here on Seney Island until better weather, then moved north to claim homesteads near present-day Flandreau, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPresident William McKinley

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The first ever Presidential visit to South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHanging of an Innocent Man

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Frontier Justice hanged an innocent man near this site in Sioux Falls, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 11/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTwo Cemeteries

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In 1859 Henry Masters was the first person of Sioux Falls City to die. He was buried in an open field close to his home close to this historical marker.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPresident Woodrow Wilson

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President Woodrow Wilson came to Sioux Falls on September 8, 1919.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 10/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersKaufmann House Mystery

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This 1887 mansion was the home of Moses Kaufmann and his wife Emma.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDivorce Capital

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The lenient residency laws and multiple divorce grounds in Sioux Falls were changed by the state legislature in 1908 to dispel the city’s reputation as the “Divorce Capital of the Nation.”

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 10/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersQuartzite Paving Stones

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In 1888 newly opened quarries delivered paving stones to pave Phillips Avenue, the cities first paved street.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 10/26/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersQueen Bee Mill

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7-story flour mill, "The Queen Bee Mill"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 11/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersInland Seas in Falls Park Sioux Falls

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Minnehaha County Historical Marker dedicated 2003

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/12/2006

last visited: 12/2/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Sioux Quartzite

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Huge deposits of quartzite abound in this region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 1/31/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPrison Quarry

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Dakota penitentary and Siouz quartzite quarry.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2007

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers1851 Indian Treaty

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Historic marker regarding the 1851 Indian Treaty and consequences.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 4/19/2011

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