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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 MarkersPumpkin Center

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"Pumpkin Center" helped define the era of westward expansion of transportation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 6/15/2011

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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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 11/25/2011

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SS60.7 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Junction City

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota. This historical marker is located at one of the few rest stops in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Missouri River

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The Missouri is the continents longest river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 3/26/2011

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SS60.7 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRichland Methodist Episcopal Church – Richland, SD

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This historical marker is located along Hwy. 50 just outside the tiny community of Richland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Brule Historical Marker – rural Richland, SD

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A granite marker stands by the side of the road to mark the site of historical Fort Brule.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Rural Electric Cooperative

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Site of the first rural electric cooperative in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/26/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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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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SWSW62.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBruyer Church -- nr Vermillion SD

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This roadside marker is located at a small cemetery a few miles east of Vermillion SD on the SD state highway 50

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 8/2/2013

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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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SWSW65.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway & Vermillion

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Vermillion early history and description of the Missouri River historic highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/24/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Vermillion

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An old cavalry fort located on the Vermillion River in Clay County, South Dakota

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/9/2010

last visited: 1/29/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/4/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPost Vermillion or Dicksons Post <----6 miles south###

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In 1822 the Columbis Fur Company established a post at Audubons Point.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 11/19/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersElk Point

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The recorded history of Elk Point dates back to the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/12/2015

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SS69.2 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Elk Point

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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SS69.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Election in Northwestern United States

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Lewis and Clark reached a point in what is now Sioux City Iowa on August 20, 1804 near the mouth of the Floyd River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEli Wixson Farm Site

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Found in Heritage Park Elk Point SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis & Clark Campsite - Elk Point, SD

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The Missouri River has carved many channels in its history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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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 MarkersMennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial

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"Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial" Centennial 1874 - 1974 in Freeman, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 4/30/2006

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