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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 MarkersMinnehaha County

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Description & History of Minnehaha County, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFoster Children Tragedy

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After emigrating from Ireland in 1872....

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersVillage of Pallisades

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Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/4/2006

last visited: 8/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical Markers1908 Palisades Bridge

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In 1908 the Western Bridge and Construction Company of Omaha Nebraska built this Pratt Through-Truss Bridge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 5/13/2012

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NWNW21.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarly Settlers Association

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In 1892 a group of settlers began to organize an Early Settlers Association.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Thompson, Pioneer

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John Thompson arrived in America in 1854 from Norway as an orphan.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGarretson

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In the 1870's the town of Garretson was started by people coming in and starting the now vanished village of Palisades. The Village of Palisades was situated high above Split Rock Creek where a flour mill was started by CW Patton.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 8/15/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOyen-Person Log Cabin Marker, rural Baltic, SD

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This tiny log cabin has walls that could tell volumes about the many people who lived there in the late 1880’s.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 6/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros Church Replica

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The old Nidaros Church is a replica of the Nidaros Church which is in Renner SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTo God Be The Glory

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West Nidaros Lutheran Church was built in 1911 because the people on the west side of the river couldn't reach the church (East Nidaros) on the east side of the river.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBenton Lutheran Church

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Unfavorable economic conditions in the mid 1800's in Sweden led many young people to search for a better life in America.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/15/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPeter Byg, Prairie Fire Victim

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Peter Byg was born in Denmark and emigrated to America.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/5/2006

last visited: 6/7/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDevil's Gulch

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Where Jesse James was able to escape the law after robbing a bank in Northfield, MN.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/4/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAugustana ~ The School on Wheels

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Augustana was founded as Augustana Seminary in Chicago by the Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/16/2006

last visited: 1/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCanton

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"Commerce City" of 1866 maps, Canton, SD Historical Marker

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 6/24/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCanton Asylum for American Indians Cemetery – Canton, SD

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Between the years of 1902 and 1934 Canton was home to the “Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians,” the second federal mental hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAugustana ~ The School on Wheels

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Augustana Seminary (Lutheran) to Canton, SD in 1884 associated Agustana College in 1895.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 4/20/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians – Canton, SD

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This marker has just been placed along Hwy. 18 just east of Canton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/22/2011

last visited: 4/20/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCanton Ski Hill

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Canton Ski Hill HM east of Canton, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 8/17/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSaint Olaf Roller Mill & Power Dam

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In 1881 Frank and Justin Pettigrew began construction of the power dam and flour millat this site where portions of the foundation remain.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 11/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Hartford

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In 1878 when Hartford was first established, it was named after the first pioneer I.A. Oaks.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/13/2006

last visited: 6/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWillow Creek Lutheran Church

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Norwegian pioneers homesteaded in this area in the early 1870s too far from the Norwegian Churches in northwest Minnehaha County, so the first services conducted by an ordained minister was held in the Willow Creek area private home in July, 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 7/10/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Stone Building

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Quarry owners built a demo project at this site to show local businessmen how quartzite could be cut to fit around door & window frames.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDell Rapids

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Named after the dells and rapids of the Big Sioux River which runs through town and reminded settlers of the dells of the Wisconsin River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 11/25/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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