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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 MarkersThe Badger Hole

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Badger Clark was one of the first and best cowboy poets, and his work is still popular many years after his death.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 8/15/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp SP - 3 Custer

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 1/26/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp SP-4 Custer

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SP-4 4/21/1936 Custer SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp F - 11 Custer

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/11/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCampsite of General Custers Expedition ~ August 1 -6 ~ 1874

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On July 2, 1874, General George Armstrong Custer started out with a force of 1000 men, 110 wagons, and hundreds of horses, mules and cattle from the vicinity of Ft. Lincoln, Dakota Territory (near present-day Bismarck, N.D.)

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 2/13/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Pigtail Bridges

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There are multiple of these pigtail bridges on the way south on US16-ALT from Mount Rushmore National Memorial. It is certainly one of the most scenic ways away from the monument. Be sure to look back to see Rushmore framed through the one-lane tunnels.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 9/20/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGutzon Borglum

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is located in front of the The Rushmore-Borglum Story museum at 342 Winter Street in Keystone, South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 6/28/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Hearst Highway

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The Hearst Highway is named for George Hearst who discovered three of the fabled mines of the American West, including the famous Homestake mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 8/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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Along US 16 west of Custer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2015

last visited: 4/8/2003

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corp Camp F - 14

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The ccc was a federal relief program during 1933 -1942 that gave jobless men work renovating abused lands.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSheridan ~ 1875 - 1942

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Sheridan, located 1/2 mile NE from this sign is now 30 feet under water.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 8/20/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ NP - 1 Custer

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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/29/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp F-2 near Horse Creek

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CCC Camp F-2 near Horse Creek and Sheridan Lake performed work projects supervised by the USDA Forest Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: 10/1/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Strong Smith's Route ~~ 1823

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He was the first white man in the Black Hills. In 1823 he led a dozen mountainmen from Fort Kiowa to the Yellowstone. His party entered the Black Hills via the old bison trail through Buffalo Gap.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 8/2/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeadwood-Rapid City Stage Trail

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This Historical marker is located on the west side of Cavern Road a short distance north of South Dakota Highway 44 west of Rapid City, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: 7/6/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Camp F-4

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This stone monument for CCC Camp F-4, now covered by the waters of Pactola Reservoir, is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Before The Dam

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle Mountain

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According to tradition, American Indians were stricken with an epidemic known as "fell disease" about the middle of the 16th century that threatened to obliterate the tribes.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Dam & Reservoir

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWater for a Thirsty West

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSandstone Architecture of Hot Springs SD

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The site of Hot Springs was occupied before white men ever came to the area by tribal peoples for the curative benefits of the mineral springs.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 6/6/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD

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Gigantic Mammoths, ancestors of the elephants of today, once roamed freely across the High Plains of North America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 2/12/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLeslie Jensen Scenic Drive

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This highway along Fall River is dedicated to Leslie Jensen.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHot Springs, SD

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Tribal Tradition states that as long ago as the 16th century the Fall River Valley and canyon area were seldom without groups of tipis belonging to North American Plains Tribes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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