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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 MarkersCherry Rock Bridge

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A Sioux Quartzite ledge located near this site was once known to early residents as Cherry Rock.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 12/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDaughters of the American Revolution Historical Marker – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker stands on the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/8/2012

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLand Grant

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In 1889 the Lutheran Normal School was built on land given by R.F. Pettigrew.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 4/20/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMammoth: Denizen of the Ice

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Mammoth replica of the animal excavated from a dig in the Badlands of South Dakota

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1870s’ Grasshopper Invasions

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The 1870's was a time of hardship for the newly settled farm families as masses of grasshoppers plagued Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 4/11/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPatrick Henry

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As long as our rivers flow, or mountains stand....say to the rising generations, imitate the excellence of Patrick Henry!" From the Virginia Gazette June 1799

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/29/2006

last visited: 10/6/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDepartment of Veterans Affairs

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After an influenza outbreak struck the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Base during WWII, the War Dept. purchase the vacant buildings of the Columbus College campus to use for a hospital.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Concrete State Highway

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This SD Historic Civil Engineering Landmark was the first concrete State Highway constructed in SD 1919~1924

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Notre Dame of the Midwest"

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Columbus College in Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First "Flying Machine"

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The first airplane flight over Sioux Falls took place just 9 years after the Wright Brothers flight at Kittyhawk NC in 1903.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBuffalo Bill

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At age 11, William F. Cody was forced to find work after his father died.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1892 Beaver Creek Lutheran Church

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Because there were no church buildings in the Beaver Creek area of Lincoln County, newly arrived Norwegian settlers decided to build there own church home.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChildren's Care Hospital and School

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School and Hospital combined to meet the needs of children.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 11/1/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1909 Eggers School

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One room rural school opened in the fall of 1909one mile east and one mile north of Renner Corner on land donated by Claus and Mary Eggers.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWest Sioux Falls

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 12/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattleship X

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USS South Dakota, one of the most decorated battleships during WWII

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMilitary Road

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Following the founding of Sioux Falls City in 1856 a trail was made on the east side of the Big Sioux River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/20/2006

last visited: 11/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBerdahl-Rolvaag House

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In 1873 Andrew and Karen Berdahl came to Minnehaha County.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCeremonial Dance Circle

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Omaha Indian ceremonial dance circle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLinear Mound

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When T.H. Lewis surveyed this area in 1884, he sketched an unusual and puzzling cigar shaped mound.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 4/9/2015

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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.

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarth-Hut Villages

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Omaha Indian Earth-Hut Villages from the 1600s.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFifth Mound

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The Fifth Mound in Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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