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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 MarkersAncient Indian Fortress

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Pre-Columbus Indian fortress includes 2000 yards of perimeter palisades, bastions for enfilading arrow fire, encompassing 50 acres.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 5/29/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp S-207

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CCC Camp that built the Arikara Dam and developed the park at Farm Island near Pierre.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First (Old) Fort Sully 1863 ~ 1866

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The first (Old) Fort Sully 1863-1866 located along the Missouri River just east of Pierre, SD

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date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was HH~ S to FT. Thompson/N to Mobridge

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South to Ft. Thompson SD. North to Oahe and Mobridge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Knoll River

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On September 22, 1804 Lewis & Clark passed by this river and camped a couple of miles up the Missouri. They called it Reuben River for Reuben Fields, one of their hunter.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 7/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSite of First Library in Pierre

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Built in 1904 with a 12,500$ gift from the Andrew Carnegie Foundation, the Library opened its doors on march 10, 1905.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 6/10/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHughes County Courthouse

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In the moraine which runs along the bank of the Missouri in Hughes County, stone cutters find a good source of many kinds of fine granite useful for tombstones and building materials. The stones of the County Courthouse in Pierre were cut from the boulder found in this great moraine.

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date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 6/10/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway ~ S to Ft. Thompson

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South to Fort Thompson and Chamberlain.

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date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 7/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway ~ North to Oahe Dam

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North to Oahe Dam.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 10/8/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersReading Brands

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For many new livestock owners, the art of reading a brand is a mystery . Brands, to the inexperienced, resemble hieroglyphics; to the experienced livestock person, however, they become a readable language.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 5/21/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPierre was a Cowtown

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Pierre was a cowtown.

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date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 12/2/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Arkansaw" killed here by vigilantes 18 November 1870

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Alexander McDonald Putello alais "Arkansaw" killed here by vigilantes 18 November 1870

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition

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Lewis and Clark Expedition held council, feasting, and celebration with the Teton Sioux here on September 23-28, 1804. The US Flag was first flown over present day South Dakota at this spot.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 9/26/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Pierre

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Ft. Pierre was first visited 31 March 1743 by Verendrye, who planted a lead plate near here to claim the region for France.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway ~ South to Brule Agency

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Historic Sites, Steamboat Wrecks, Lewis & Clark camps, and good weather roads along the Missouri River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 5/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCasey Tibbs ~ World Champion Cowboy

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Casey Duane Tibbs was born March 5, 1929, 50 miles northwest of Fort Pierre, South Dakota, in a log cabin on the family homestead on the Cheyenne River to John F. and Florence M. (Leggett) Tibbs.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 5/5/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Posts 1817 ~ 1868

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For half a century, the area near the mouth of the Bad River was one of America's Fur Capitols.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Deadwood Trail 1876 ~ 1906

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Freight on Steamboats were put on oxen-drawn wagons and delivered 200 miles west and 30 days later in Deadwood to supply the great Black Hills Gold Rush.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 10/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Charles Waldron

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(24 August 1900 – 4 June 1942) was a United States Navy aviator who led a squadron of torpedo bombers in World War II.

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date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 10/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistory Unfolds

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History Unfolds locates the Ft. Pierre to Deadwood Trail, Ft. Pierre Choteau, capital of the N.W. (1831-1855), Ft. Galpin (1857), New Ft. Pierre (1859-1866), Aricara Villages & Fortress (1400-1790), Ft. LaFrombois II (1862-1865), and Ft. Primeau (1862).

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 5/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSioux Indian Mosaic

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An Arikara was honored by his enemy, the Sioux, with cairn (mound of stones) marked with the Sioux Tribal sign of the turtle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/7/2006

last visited: 8/12/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersScotty Philip Graveyard in Ft. Pierre

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James 'Scotty' Philip, well known figure in South Dakota history who is perhaps best remembered for his successful effort in saving the buffalo from disappearance in this country.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway ~ Oahe Overlook

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Historic Sites and Activities along the Missouri River from 1804 to the present day.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 5/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Oahe Dam and Lake

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This huge structure and its lake, which are 200 miles long, will cover a multitude of Historic Sites.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOahe Mission School and Chapel ~ 1877

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Structure built in 1877 to serve as Chapel and School for a huge region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/7/2006

last visited: 2/15/2011

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