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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 MarkersBrookings County

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 4/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Norwegian School

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Frontier Log Cabin used as school and house soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martinell

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe City of Brandon

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The town of Brandon was surveyed in 1859 and early 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Trapper Ambush, Brandon, South Dakota

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This marker is located in McHardy Park, in Brandon, SD. Dedicated in 2007 by the Minnehaha County Historical Society in Memory of Jon Kentfield. Elevation 1305

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSplit Rock Creek Tragedy

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A gone-bad attempt to ford Split Rock Creek resulted in four deaths in July 1879, and was one of the most distressing calamities to occur in Minnehaha County during Dakota Territorial times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood Lakes Burial Mounds

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Burial Mounds circa A.D. 300 59 A.D. 1,400 near Oakwood Lakes northwest of Brookings, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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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 MarkersThe Town of Valley Springs

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This area was officially opened to the Homesteaders Act in 1868 of which New England and Scandinavian Immigrants followed schooner trails into this Minnesota Territory Valley to settle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/29/2006

last visited: 11/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOl Spot Mortimers Cabin

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This log cabin stands on the original site that it was constructed by Samuel "Ol Spot" Mortimer.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Brookings County

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Brookings County was home of roving Indians until 1862. The exploring party of Nicollet, scientist and Fremont, "pathfinder of the west", visited Oakwood Lakes July 1838 leaving the first reliable record.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCactus Hills

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Cactus Hills are composed of sand and gravel deposits left from more than 300,000 years ago.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/16/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss

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Joe Foss a popular name in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 10/15/2014

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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 MarkersAmidon Graves Mystery

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Where are Judge Joseph and William Amidon really buried at?

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAmidon Affair

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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/23/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFortified Village

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In 1922 Pioneer Archeologist Dr. W.H. over recorded the Brandon Village Site.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/7/2006

last visited: 4/24/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEminija, Minnesota Territory

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In May of 1857, land speculators from Dakota Land Company from St. Paul Minnesota Territory, surveyed and located the town site of Eminija.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/7/2006

last visited: 4/24/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Eminija Mounds

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The largest and most numerous mounds group in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/7/2006

last visited: 4/24/2012

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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 MarkersFoster Children Tragedy

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After emigrating from Ireland in 1872....

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/7/2010

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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 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 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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