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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 MarkersHoward Public Library - First chartered Library in Dakota Territory

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The Howard Public Library was the first chartered library in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County

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Lake County was the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by theYankton tribe in 1858. In 1857 the Noble's Trail was built across its NE corner and that year Mrs Wm. Marble a captive of Inkepaduta's renegade indian band was rescued at Lake Herman by christian indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Miner County

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Named for Capt. Nelson Miner Co. A 1st Dakota Cavalry and terrorial legislators.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Epiphany, SD

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Erected 1975 by the Lady's Altar Society, The South Dakota State Historical Society and the Department of Transporation.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFedora Independent Consolidated School District No 1

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Around 1895 the first Fedora Village School was the root School located in section 9 later moved to section 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Crash of the Flying Sioux

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This double sided marker tells of the tragic collision of two B-17 bombers during a training flight in 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 5/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Herman - Historic Points

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Lake Herman was the original stopping point on the old Dacotah Trail that led from the pipestone quarries in Minnesota to the Three Rivers of the Sioux.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSeahota - Makpeyahahoton

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Here in April 1857...

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersC. B. Kennedy

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C. B. Kennedy, Founder of Madison and Dakota State College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Madison - First County Seat

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Lake County was started October 1873 when Herman Luce and John Hare met at the cabin of William Lee near the site of old Madison, to organize the old town Of Madison.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County 2

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932

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Monument at the site of the Lake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/5/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSalem Rest Area

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SD's rich western heritage has been remembered along the interstate, as safety rest areas and tourist information centers.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 7/30/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDe Smet Forest - DeSmet

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DE SMET FOREST Half mile Southeast of De Smet. De Smet Forest was established by the South Dakota Fish Game and Parks Department in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ridesthewind

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDoug Horsted

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Cancer victim at age 36, Doug Horsted generously bequeathed funds for many outdoors and wildlife causes, including the purchase of this 235 acre wetland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/12/2007

last visited: 1/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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A roadside memorial to a great South Dakota artist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersKELO-Land Centennial Gold Rush ~ 1961

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Site of a celebrity-packed gold dig in 1961 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Dakota Territory in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/22/2006

last visited: 5/1/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWilder Homestead and Birthplace of Rose Wilder Lane

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West of this historical marker on a low hill is the place that Almonzo and Laura Wilder had their claim shanty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/23/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHartman 1899 - 1916

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Townsite of Hartman was homesteaded in 1878 by John Hartmann Sr.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/4/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersForestburg Roadside Park

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SD hiway 34 along the old Dacotah Trail.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTaopi

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Taopi was a Christian chief of the Farmer band of Santee Sioux honored here for his loyalty during the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJim Town Trail - Fort Thompson Trail Junction

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Junction of the Jim Town Trail and the Ft. Thompson Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member windtimber

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/22/2008

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Kingsbury County

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A region of buffaloes and indians until 1870s. Indian mounds are found at Spirit Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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