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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 MarkersHorse-Drawn Streetcars

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In 1887 Richard Pettigrew agreed to build & operate Sioux Falls' first public transportation system.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 7/23/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOfficial Olympic Flagpole

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Official Olympic flagpole used in Squaw Valley Olympic Games held in 1960.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 4/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First School House in Sioux Falls

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The First School House in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/28/2011

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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 MarkersQueen Bee Mill

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

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 11/17/2011

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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 MarkersLt. Jonas Lien

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Jonas H. Lien enlisted in the newly formed SD Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish American War in 1898.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWashington High School

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The Washington High School is now known as the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

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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 Cataract

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Cataract Hotel in downtown Sioux Falls, SD was the unofficial Capital of Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 2/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCigar Manufacturing

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Between 1870 and 1920 Philips Ave. was the center of a thriving cigar manufacturing industry.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/14/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEliza Tupper Wilkes

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Arriving in Sioux Falls Dakota Territory in 1878, Eliza quickly became one of the community leaders.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 12/6/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRadio Station WFAT

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On June 21, 1922 WFAT began operation as Sioux Falls' first radio broadcasting station.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 4/27/2012

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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 MarkersFort Dakota D.T.

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Residents fled Sioux Falls City after the slayings of the Amidons in 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2006

last visited: 2/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJosiah Phillips

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In 1856 Josiah Phillips laid claim to a town site at the falls of the Big Sioux River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Dakota Barracks

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The barracks of Fort Dakota stood nearby.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/24/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Congregational Church

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First Congregational Church

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSculptor H. Daniel Webster

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Sculptor H. Daniel Webster created a life-sized statue of General William Beadle for the South Dakota Capitol in Pierre.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 9/19/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDillinger Gang Bank Robbery

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On March 6, 1934, John Dillinger led five other gangsters in a brazen daylight robbery of the Security National Bank.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFrederick Manfred's "Siouxland"

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Writer establishes the region as Siouxland located in Sioux Falls, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church

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First Baptist Church built in Sioux Falls in 1882 by Wallace L. Dow.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 12/6/2010

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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 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 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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