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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 Markers1938 National Corn Husking Contest

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On a windy, cold and damp day on the 3rd of November, the eyes and ears of the nation were focused on Dell Rapids who was hosting the National Corn Husking Contest.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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NWNW36 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central

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Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the Future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm to market railroad.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 9/17/2011

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NWNW39.6 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTaopi

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Taopi was a Christian chief of the Farmer band of Santee Sioux honored here for his loyalty during the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHartman 1899 - 1916

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Townsite of Hartman was homesteaded in 1878 by John Hartmann Sr.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/4/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDoug Horsted

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Cancer victim at age 36, Doug Horsted generously bequeathed funds for many outdoors and wildlife causes, including the purchase of this 235 acre wetland.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/12/2007

last visited: 1/27/2007

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWilliam J Bulow

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William John Bulow (January 13, 1869 – February 26, 1960) was an American politician and a lawyer. He was the first Democratic Governor of South Dakota and then went on to serve as a member of the United States Senate.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 3/6/2011

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 1/8/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp - Alcester

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Camp SCS-3 (DPE-211 in 1934) located in city park of NE Alcester, companies: 2746 August 3 - October 1, 1934 and June 1935 to August 1941; 4725V August 1941 - May 1942.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersArchie M. Gubbrud

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Archie M. Gubbrud (December 31, 1910 – April 26, 1987) was the twenty-second Governor of South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 2/18/2012

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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.

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2007

last visited: 4/9/2007

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 7/30/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersC. B. Kennedy

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C. B. Kennedy, Founder of Madison and Dakota State College.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial

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"Mennonite and Hutterian Immigration Memorial" Centennial 1874 - 1974 in Freeman, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 4/30/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDalesburg School - Dalesburg Village

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Name of Dalesburg, was suggested for this community of Swedish immigrants in 1869 when attempts were made to organize a church. Dalesburg School was located one-half mile south of the village on land donated by the Bergs in 1872.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/14/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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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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NWNW67.3 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 MarkersHub City

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On a midsummer's day on June 24, 1925 Wm. Inberg & Arvid Johnson opened the newly built gas station & repair business Hub City garage.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/14/2006

last visited: 5/8/2010

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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