Show/HideSearch Criteria: All Waymarks Within 100 km of N 43° 30.878 W 096° 36.063 [show search options]
Additional Settings: all dates
Show/HideCategories [hide category]
South Dakota Historical Markers
 allows ratings
Description:
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.

Show/HideWaymarks [hide waymarks]

sorted by:

 
Total Records: 265 Page: 2 of 11 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Image for McKennan Park - A Park Born In Controversyview gallery

WW10 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersMcKennan Park - A Park Born In Controversy

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Helen McKennan's will gifting 20 acres of land for a new park became the center of intense public debate after her death in 1906.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for McKennan Park Zooview gallery

WW10 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersMcKennan Park Zoo

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Zoo established by Mrs. McKennan in this Park circa 1915.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Ben Clare, Dakota Territoryview gallery

EE10 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersBen Clare, Dakota Territory

in South Dakota Historical Markers

A thriving little community east of Sioux Falls just south of Valley Springs. Only thin left today is a church and a small grain elevator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dbrockhouse

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 3/3/2012

Image for Lady Libertyview gallery

WW10 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersLady Liberty

in South Dakota Historical Markers

In 1943, during the darkest days of World War II, the park received a wood replica of the Statue of Liberty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for Col. Melvin Grigsby (1845 - 1917)view gallery

WW10.1 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersCol. Melvin Grigsby (1845 - 1917)

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Melvin Grigsby had a long & storied army career. He arrived in Sioux Falls in 1872 and was active in local government & politics. He built his home on Boulevard St. now known as 21st St.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 9/29/2012

Image for Pillars of the Nationview gallery

WW10.1 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersPillars of the Nation

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Oscar Ellefson, who was a builder and caretaker of many projects in McKennan park, proposed another project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 6/17/2013

Image for The Lyon Houseview gallery

WW10.3 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Lyon House

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Located at Lyon Park on Phillips Avenue in Sioux Falls SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/24/2011

Image for Great Northernview gallery

WW10.3 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersGreat Northern

in South Dakota Historical Markers

The Great Northern Railway was the dream of entrepreneur James J. HIll.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Amidon Stone Houseview gallery

WW10.5 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Stone House

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Amidon Stone House

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member cary1952

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 2/29/2012

Image for Thomas L. Fawick (1889 - 1978)view gallery

WW10.5 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersThomas L. Fawick (1889 - 1978)

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Thomas L. Fawick, Sioux Falls native and famous inventor gave this repoduction of David to the city and Augustana College.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 6/7/2012

Image for The Gaslight Eraview gallery

WW10.5 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Gaslight Era

in South Dakota Historical Markers

In 1881, in order to make Sioux Falls look more metropolitan, large kerosene lanterns were attached to the tops of wooden posts at several intersections.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 11/17/2012

Image for Lost Birdview gallery

WW10.5 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersLost Bird

in South Dakota Historical Markers

In 1890, an accidental firing of a rifle by a Lakota Sioux POW led to the 7th cavalry killing 250 Lakota men, women & children. A lone infant was found in a snowbank several days later and became Genl. Colby's trophy of war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 12/25/2011

Image for Seacoast Gunview gallery

WW10.5 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersSeacoast Gun

in South Dakota Historical Markers

In 1859 the Tredagar Foundry of Richmond Virginia made a smoothbore 42 pounder gun which can launch cannonballs 2000 yards in a low and naturally flat trajectory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: 6/15/2012

Image for From Glory to Glory - All Saints Historic Districtview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersFrom Glory to Glory - All Saints Historic District

in South Dakota Historical Markers

All Saints School was founded in 1884 by Bishop Hobart.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2006

last visited: 12/28/2011

Image for The Government Buildingview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Government Building

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Federal Courthouse in Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

Image for Fort Sodview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Sod

in South Dakota Historical Markers

In 1858 Sioux Falls City of the Minnesota Territory successfully defended itself from a perceived Indian attack by fortifying the Dakota Land Company primarily with sod.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for National Park Service Markers - Sioux Fallsview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersNational Park Service Markers - Sioux Falls

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Five historical markers on the banks of the Big Sioux River describing the early life of the town and how it grew over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Wallner Gardens historical markerview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersWallner Gardens historical marker

in South Dakota Historical Markers

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

Image for Donahoe Clinicview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersDonahoe Clinic

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Donahoe clinic began in 1949 with parnership of 2 doctors, Drs. Stephen A. Donahoe and Geoffrey I.W. Cottam.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Radio Station KSOOview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersRadio Station KSOO

in South Dakota Historical Markers

On Dec. 5, 1926 Station KSOO, the second radio station to be est. in Sioux Falls began transmitting.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 12/22/2012

Image for Magmaview gallery

NWNW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersMagma

in South Dakota Historical Markers

Origins of magma deposits in the region surrounding Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

Image for The "Squatter" Government at Sioux Falls Cityview gallery

WW10.6 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersThe "Squatter" Government at Sioux Falls City

in South Dakota Historical Markers

While awaiting approval from Congress to create the Dacotah territory after Minnesota was admitted to the union, residents of Sioux Falls City created a "squatter" government with Sioux Falls City as the capital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Calvary Cathedralview gallery

WW10.8 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersCalvary Cathedral

in South Dakota Historical Markers

The history of Calvary Cathedral predates the formation of the state of South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 10/15/2011

Image for Mill Dam Tragedyview gallery

WW10.8 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersMill Dam Tragedy

in South Dakota Historical Markers

On May 13, 1912, during a flood of the Big Sioux River, four young Siouix Falls' men steered two crafts, a rowboat and a canoe, over the Cascade Mill dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/5/2007

last visited: 3/30/2014

Image for Tasunke-Otaview gallery

WW10.8 km

Log it!

South Dakota Historical MarkersTasunke-Ota

in South Dakota Historical Markers

On January 5, 1891 Lt. Edward W. Casey was shot and killed by a camp guard of Taunke-Ota (Plenty Horse) while trying to reconnoiter a Ghost Dance Camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 7/23/2012

Total Records: 265 Page: 2 of 11 prev<<<[12345678910]>>>next
Premium Member Downloads: download.GPX Lite File       download.LOC File       download .KML File (Google Earth)