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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 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 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 Markers1938 National Corn Husking Contest

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On a windy, cold and damp day on the 3rd of November, the eyes and ears of the nation were focused on Dell Rapids who was hosting the National Corn Husking Contest.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County2

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

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks State Park

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This lake was named for Thomas A Hendricks, commissioner of the General land Office, 1855 - 59, at which time the state boundary was serveyed and the lake named.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDell Rapids

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Named after the dells and rapids of the Big Sioux River which runs through town and reminded settlers of the dells of the Wisconsin River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 11/25/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Stone Building

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Quarry owners built a demo project at this site to show local businessmen how quartzite could be cut to fit around door & window frames.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWillow Creek Lutheran Church

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Norwegian pioneers homesteaded in this area in the early 1870s too far from the Norwegian Churches in northwest Minnehaha County, so the first services conducted by an ordained minister was held in the Willow Creek area private home in July, 1874.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 7/10/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks Norwegian Colony of 1873

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The first settlers at lake Hendricks were 31 Norwegians, arriving July 14, 1873 with 11 covered wagons and 30 cattle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 4/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMickelson Wetlands Memorial

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A habitat project to improve North America's wetland resources for waterfowl and many other species of wildlife.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central

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Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the Future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm to market railroad.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 9/17/2011

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSaint Olaf Roller Mill & Power Dam

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In 1881 Frank and Justin Pettigrew began construction of the power dam and flour millat this site where portions of the foundation remain.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 11/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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DSE-224 Company number: 2751 Date: 7/31/1934 Post office: Lake Nordon

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 7/7/2006

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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.

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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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 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 MarkersSouth Dakota Central, Lake Norden, South Dakota

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Abandoned Railroad Company

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTo God Be The Glory

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West Nidaros Lutheran Church was built in 1911 because the people on the west side of the river couldn't reach the church (East Nidaros) on the east side of the river.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros Church Replica

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The old Nidaros Church is a replica of the Nidaros Church which is in Renner SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOyen-Person Log Cabin Marker, rural Baltic, SD

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This tiny log cabin has walls that could tell volumes about the many people who lived there in the late 1880’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 6/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Thompson, Pioneer

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John Thompson arrived in America in 1854 from Norway as an orphan.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarly Settlers Association

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In 1892 a group of settlers began to organize an Early Settlers Association.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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