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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 Great Bend

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A highland existed along the east side of South Dakota long before the Ice Age began.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCoteau des Prairies

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Formation of the Big Bend of the Big Sioux River near Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 8/12/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYankton Trail Bridge

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This site has been an important Big Sioux River crossing for more than 300 years.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/25/2007

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Mr. Soccer" Manfred Szameit – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker is posted near the soccer fields at Yankton Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSoo Skyways Airport

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Following the first flight in North Carolina in 1903, the air age arrived slowly in Sioux Falls. In June 1912, a Curtis Pusher biplane was the first airplane to enterthe skies over the city.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWallner Gardens historical marker

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This park used to have 500 acres of garden space.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 1/10/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJames Brothers

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Frank and Jesse James escaped through this area after a failed bank robbery attempt in Minnesota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBerdahl-Rolvaag House

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In 1873 Andrew and Karen Berdahl came to Minnehaha County.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers1909 Eggers School

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One room rural school opened in the fall of 1909one mile east and one mile north of Renner Corner on land donated by Claus and Mary Eggers.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers1892 Beaver Creek Lutheran Church

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Because there were no church buildings in the Beaver Creek area of Lincoln County, newly arrived Norwegian settlers decided to build there own church home.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMammoth: Denizen of the Ice

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Mammoth replica of the animal excavated from a dig in the Badlands of South Dakota

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLand Grant

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In 1889 the Lutheran Normal School was built on land given by R.F. Pettigrew.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 4/20/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChildren's Care Hospital and School

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School and Hospital combined to meet the needs of children.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 11/1/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDepartment of Veterans Affairs

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After an influenza outbreak struck the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Base during WWII, the War Dept. purchase the vacant buildings of the Columbus College campus to use for a hospital.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1870s’ Grasshopper Invasions

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The 1870's was a time of hardship for the newly settled farm families as masses of grasshoppers plagued Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 4/11/2009

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Notre Dame of the Midwest"

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Columbus College in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYankton Trail Post

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This old post is located on the grounds of University of Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMound Builders Village

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Prehistoric Indian Village

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMinnehaha Country Club

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"Minnehaha Country Club" HM in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPatrick Henry

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As long as our rivers flow, or mountains stand....say to the rising generations, imitate the excellence of Patrick Henry!" From the Virginia Gazette June 1799

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/29/2006

last visited: 10/6/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSherman Park Indian Burial Mounds

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The Mounds at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAAUW Sioux Falls Branch

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On chilly January l4, l882, a total of 65 women attended a meeting held at Chauncy Hall in Boston to organize "an association of women college graduates with headquarters in Boston.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 11/9/2010

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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 MarkersLinear Mound

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When T.H. Lewis surveyed this area in 1884, he sketched an unusual and puzzling cigar shaped mound.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 4/9/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCeremonial Dance Circle

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Omaha Indian ceremonial dance circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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