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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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Image for The Missouri River was Historic Highway ~ North to Oahe Damview gallery

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 10/8/2009

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 5/28/2007

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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

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 5/29/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTasunka Masa ~ Iron Horse

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Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad Depot in Eagle Butte, SD on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSt. Basil Church, Mossman, South Dakota

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Built on the Cheyenne Indian Reservation in 1917. Sign erected in 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRanchers Meet Missileers - Wall, SD

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This is one of three discriptive markers outside of the Headquarters for the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Front Lines of the Cold War - Wall, SD

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This is one of three discriptive markers outside of the Headquarters for the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFrom Nuclear Threat to Nuclear Treaty - Wall, SD

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This is one of three discriptive markers outside of the Headquarters for the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 7/26/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 7/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camps [NP-2 and NP-3]

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The marker is on the west side of SD240 about 1 mile south of the Cactus Flat exit 131 to the Badlands National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Badlands Wall - Interior, SD

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This marker is at the first turnout when approaching from the North-West Entrance to Badlands National Park. While natural history is largely the topic at the park, I found of interest the historic photographs and discussion of historic travel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Creek

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Furtraders, railroads, tribes, place-names and rivers, the action that made the areas history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/15/2008

last visited: 9/7/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp SCS-2 on eastbound I-90

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CCC Camp that built nearby Byre Dam, Fate Dam, and Brakke Dam during late 1935 and early 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 8/7/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou Are Now on the 100° Meridian

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The 100th Meridian is significant historically.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 7/18/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMentor Graham

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Mentor Graham, the man who taught Abraham Lincoln

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 10/30/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Creek Rest Area

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ThisHistorical Marker is mounted on a brick base in the Presho Westbound Rest Area on the north side of Interstate Highway 90 at Milepost 221, about 4 miles west of Presho, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Permanent Fur Post

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The partnership of Registre Loisel and Hugh Heney in 1802 set a fur post on Cedar Island.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/30/2007

last visited: 5/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChargers Camps ~Cheyenne Agency 1891 - 1959

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The new location chosen for our Agency "town" was the site of Chief Martin Charger's permanent campsite located at a point midway between the Cheyenne and Moreau rivers on the west bank of the Missouri river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/29/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOriginal Site Medicine Rock <== 2.6 miles ==<

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Medicine Rock was a landmark in its day, a sacred rock, a flat 12x20 limestone on a hillside just south of the Little Cheyenne River, with man's and other footprints on it. It is now submerged under 50 feet of water, 125 feet from shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFaith ~ End of the Cheyenne Branch of the Milwaukee Road

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At the end of the Cheyenne Branch of the Milwaukee Road and discovery site of 'Sue' the T-Rex and other dinosaurs, Faith is a proud cow town on the Fox Ridge Divide one half mile above sea level.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 6/25/2006

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Small Town" by Badger Clark Historic Marker in Faith, SD

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This Historic Marker quotes the words of Badger Clark and gives a short bio of the author.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Rock

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Indians in the area call this huge rock sacred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFiresteel

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The town of Firesteel takes its name from nearby Firesteel Creek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2007

last visited: 7/15/2007

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