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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 Lone Tree

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Flour Mill in Dakota, Jefferson, SD

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Dakota’s first flour mill was established in 1867, after the Legislature gave them a water right on the Big Sioux.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSt. Peter’s Church, Jefferson, SD

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The vicinity of Jefferson, even before the organization of Dakota Territory in 1861, was a French-Canadian community and Catholic Services were held sporadically prior to the advent of Father Pierre Boucher in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGrasshopper Cross, Jefferson, SD

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The huge wooden cross is a replacement of the one erected at the time fo the grasshopper plague in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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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 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 MarkersFirst Indian Presbyterian Church 1870

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 2/18/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Territorial Capital 1861~1883

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Early history or the Capitol of Dakota Territory

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 MarkersEast Wall Yankton Stockade

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September 1862...

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Indian High School

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Flandreau Indian Vocational High School had its origin in a mission school established, by P. A. Van Nice in 1872 to provide for the education of Dakota Indians.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/9/2007

last visited: 2/18/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Indian Christian Community

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This is the oldest continously used church in South Dakota. Started in 1870 and this building built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Wakpa

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2007

last visited: 4/9/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are entering South Dakota

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Historic Marker at the border with Iowa along the Big Sioux river near its confluence with the Missouri River in North Sioux City, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 2/9/2011

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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 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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NWNW93.2 km

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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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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistory of Scotland Academy

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Scotland Academy was established in 1886 for pioneering settlers in Bon Homme and surrounding Counties.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/14/2006

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SWSW99.3 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTabor and Missouri River Historic Highway

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Tabor is 'The Mother City of Dakota Czechs.' On obverse side of the marker is a map of historic places along the Missouri River Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 1/13/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings/Moody County Border on Old US Hwy 77

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Border of Brookings and Moody Counties along old US Hwy 77 one mile south of the old town of Medary on 220th Street just west of I-29.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 12/15/2006

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NWNW102.7 km

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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NWNW102.7 km

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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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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedary Townsite ~ 1857 - 58, 1871 - 1879

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he town of Medary was established in the year 1859, the first town in Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Convention In Brookings County

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the county, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Campbell Lutheran Church

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The Lake Campbell Lutheran Congregation was originally the Medary Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Brookings County, Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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