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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 MarkersInland Seas in Falls Park Sioux Falls

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Minnehaha County Historical Marker dedicated 2003

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/12/2006

last visited: 12/2/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersQueen Bee Mill

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7-story flour mill, "The Queen Bee Mill"

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 11/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Sioux Quartzite

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Huge deposits of quartzite abound in this region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 1/31/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPrison Quarry

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Dakota penitentary and Siouz quartzite quarry.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2007

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers1851 Indian Treaty

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Historic marker regarding the 1851 Indian Treaty and consequences.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 4/19/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHuman Timeline

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Paleoindians are the first humans settling in the region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Colony

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In 1869, a group of Dakota families departed on foot from Niobrara to look for homestead lands, and made camp here on Seney Island until better weather, then moved north to claim homesteads near present-day Flandreau, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDubuque House - Near Falls Park in Sioux Falls

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Near one of the entrances to Falls Park in Sioux Falls, marks the nearby site where Sioux Falls first Hotel was in 1857.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/12/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFrederick Manfred's "Siouxland"

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Writer establishes the region as Siouxland located in Sioux Falls, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPresident William McKinley

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The first ever Presidential visit to South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersManchester Biscuit Company

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In 1902 Lawrence Manchester moved his bakery from Luverne, Minnesota to Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 1/31/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersInternational Harvester Warehouse

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The building was constructed in 1910 by International Harvester Company as a Warehouse. The International Harvest Company had formed in 1902 when several large farm machinery companies merged under one management.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPresident Woodrow Wilson

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President Woodrow Wilson came to Sioux Falls on September 8, 1919.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 10/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAndrew Kuehn Warehouse

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Andrew Kuehn built this building in 1903 for a wholesale grocery distribution center and warehouse.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 11/18/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHanging of an Innocent Man

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Frontier Justice hanged an innocent man near this site in Sioux Falls, SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 11/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDivorce Capital

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The lenient residency laws and multiple divorce grounds in Sioux Falls were changed by the state legislature in 1908 to dispel the city’s reputation as the “Divorce Capital of the Nation.”

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 10/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Dakota Barracks

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The barracks of Fort Dakota stood nearby.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/24/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Dakota D.T.

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Residents fled Sioux Falls City after the slayings of the Amidons in 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2006

last visited: 2/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMill Dam Tragedy

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On May 13, 1912, during a flood of the Big Sioux River, four young Siouix Falls' men steered two crafts, a rowboat and a canoe, over the Cascade Mill dam.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/5/2007

last visited: 3/30/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGreat Northern

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The Great Northern Railway was the dream of entrepreneur James J. HIll.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJosiah Phillips

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In 1856 Josiah Phillips laid claim to a town site at the falls of the Big Sioux River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCigar Manufacturing

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Between 1870 and 1920 Philips Ave. was the center of a thriving cigar manufacturing industry.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/14/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church

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First Baptist Church built in Sioux Falls in 1882 by Wallace L. Dow.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 12/6/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDonahoe Clinic

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Donahoe clinic began in 1949 with parnership of 2 doctors, Drs. Stephen A. Donahoe and Geoffrey I.W. Cottam.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersNational Park Service Markers - Sioux Falls

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Five historical markers on the banks of the Big Sioux River describing the early life of the town and how it grew over the years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 3/30/2014

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