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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 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...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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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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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Kingsbury County

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A region of buffaloes and indians until 1870s. Indian mounds are found at Spirit Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Brookings County

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Brookings County was home of roving Indians until 1862. The exploring party of Nicollet, scientist and Fremont, "pathfinder of the west", visited Oakwood Lakes July 1838 leaving the first reliable record.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood

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Oakwood was visited in 1838 by Nicollett and Fremont which was the site of a small fort N of Little Round Lake. Richard Pettigrew surveyed the township in September of 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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 MarkersFirst Norwegian School

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Frontier Log Cabin used as school and house soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martinell

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood Lakes Burial Mounds

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Burial Mounds circa A.D. 300 59 A.D. 1,400 near Oakwood Lakes northwest of Brookings, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFedora Independent Consolidated School District No 1

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Around 1895 the first Fedora Village School was the root School located in section 9 later moved to section 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Crash of the Flying Sioux

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This double sided marker tells of the tragic collision of two B-17 bombers during a training flight in 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 5/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOl Spot Mortimers Cabin

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This log cabin stands on the original site that it was constructed by Samuel "Ol Spot" Mortimer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County2

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks State Park

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This lake was named for Thomas A Hendricks, commissioner of the General land Office, 1855 - 59, at which time the state boundary was serveyed and the lake named.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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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 MarkersJim Town Trail - Fort Thompson Trail Junction

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Junction of the Jim Town Trail and the Ft. Thompson Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member windtimber

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/22/2008

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersErrington Memorial Marsh 1902 ~ 1962

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Marsh dedicated to Dr. Paul L. Errington, a great American Author, wildlife biologist, and trapper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Old Millstone - Mitchell, SD

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This is historical marker describing the millstone display it is attached to is located in Hitchcock Park in Mitchell, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 4/9/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks Norwegian Colony of 1873

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The first settlers at lake Hendricks were 31 Norwegians, arriving July 14, 1873 with 11 covered wagons and 30 cattle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 4/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932

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Monument at the site of the Lake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/5/2007

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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 MarkersDe Smet Forest - DeSmet

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DE SMET FOREST Half mile Southeast of De Smet. De Smet Forest was established by the South Dakota Fish Game and Parks Department in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ridesthewind

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 12/21/2011

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