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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 MarkersMassacre Site

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In the summer of 1864 members of the Yankton Agency scout unit captured and executed the Santee who were out to kill white settlers. A shallow grave was discovered not far from here when they were building one of the airport runways.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMunicipal Airport

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The establishment and growth of the Sioux Falls Municipal Airport is related on this historical marker found just south of the airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersForgotten Heroes

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Victims of two tragic flying accidents are remembered on both sides of this historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMinnehaha Country Club

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"Minnehaha Country Club" HM in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Big Slide

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Between 1916 and 1920 children and adults where enjoying rides on a plank & timber and tin lined slide.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Town Pump

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Soon after the town of Sioux Falls was Platted in 1889 this community well was installed.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 11/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMagma

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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

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMidair Collision

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Two airplanes from the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Radio Training Program collided over this marker December 8, 1944.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStratosphere Baloonist

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Nick Piantanida dreamed of recapturing the world free fall record from the Soviet Union.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/26/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBomber Rams Skyscraper

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Following victory in Europe during WWII, the Sioux Falls Army Airbase became a reception center for airmen returning for redeployment to the pacific.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/7/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWest Sioux Falls #2

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A future residential community was platted within the northwest boundary of Sioux Falls to raise funds through the sale of land for the struggling University of Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJames Brothers

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Frank and Jesse James escaped through this area after a failed bank robbery attempt in Minnesota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Affair

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The murder of Judge J.B. Amidon and his son.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Graves Mystery

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Where are Judge Joseph and William Amidon really buried at?

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWallner Gardens historical marker

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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

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss Statue

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This Historical Marker about the statue of Joe Foss, famous World War II fighter pilot, is mounted on the wall of the entry foyer of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport located at 2801 Jaycee Lane in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss

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Joe Foss a popular name in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSoo Skyways Airport

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Following the first flight in North Carolina in 1903, the air age arrived slowly in Sioux Falls. In June 1912, a Curtis Pusher biplane was the first airplane to enterthe skies over the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Mr. Soccer" Manfred Szameit – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker is posted near the soccer fields at Yankton Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYankton Trail Bridge

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This site has been an important Big Sioux River crossing for more than 300 years.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/25/2007

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Bend

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A highland existed along the east side of South Dakota long before the Ice Age began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCoteau des Prairies

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Formation of the Big Bend of the Big Sioux River near Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 8/12/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOwancatowin

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In 1869, 11 Native American families left Niobrara, Neb., without their reservation agent's permission. They walked 140 miles, to what is now Flandreau, to homestead.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStagecoach Station

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In 1870 a small primitive home was built here next to a wagon road that led to Wall Lake and the Yankton Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1936 Powder House Blast

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A gang from Sioux City shot two of their members and blew up Larson's Hardware powderhouse storage to cover up the crime. Over $20,000 worth of glass was broken all over Sioux Falls. Windows were broken as far away as Dell Rapids.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 12/1/2012

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