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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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SESE124.1 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChauncey Eaglehorn War Memorial

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Eaglehorn WWI Memorial Stone along US Hwy 18 in Okreek, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 5/28/2006

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SS125.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpotted Tail's House

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Spotted Tail's house Historical Marker in Rosebud, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 5/28/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp BF-3

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Camp LaCreek built LaCreek National Wildlife Refuge near Tuthill, SD from May 1937 - Fall 1939

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 6/19/2007

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NWNW133.4 km

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe People of the Prairies

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Dedicated to the free peoples living on the prairie anywhere and here.

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 MarkersFatal Crash of B-17F in World War II

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Night crash of a B-17F bomber attempting an emergency landing during a training mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 11/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSakakawea

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The young Shoshone woman from the Big Horn Mountains in Montana that served as guide and interpreter for the Lewis & Clerk Expedition.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 12/31/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTatanka Iyotake aka Sitting Bill ~ 1831 - 1890

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Grave Site atop the Missouri River buttes of the Famous Native American Chief Sitting Bull (Tatanka Iyotake).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 12/31/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFool Soldiers Rescue Lake Shetek Captives in 1862

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Fool Soldiers, a band of Native Americans dedicated to peace, thus the name, rescue white capitives of the Eastern Dakota Sioux near Mobridge, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis & Clark with Aricara Indians 9 - 12 October 1804

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Lewis & Clark camped here and counciled with Aricara Indians on the 9th through 12th of October 1804 and again on return from Pacific 21 and 22 August 1806.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Smith 1799 - 1831

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For his accomplishments, Jedediah Smith was made Captian of a motley army of trappers, traders, and Indians, an auxiliary to Col. Henry Leavensworth's 6th Infantry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/1/2006

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Smith ~ Trapper, Trader, Explorer

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In 1826 General Ashley sold his interests in the Rocky Mountain Fur Co. to Smith, Jackson, and Sublette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Smith ~ Missionary Explorer

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Jedediah Smith gained great fame in his short span of years as both frontiersman and explorer. Less emphasis is placed on his religious zeal thogh he was truly a missionary by example.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBismarck-Deadwood Stage Trail

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This site marks a point along the stage trail from Bismarck to Deadwood, South Dakota, the main route used by immigrants and freighters to reach the Black Hills gold fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2007

last visited: 7/15/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are now on the 100 Meridian

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In the United States, the meridian 100° west of Greenwich passes through North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. The meridian 100° west of Greenwich forms the eastern border of the Texas panhandle with Oklahoma (which traces its origin to the Adams-Onís Treaty in 1819 which settled the border between New Spain and the United States between the Red River and Arkansas River).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Mickelson Governors

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The Mickelson Governors of South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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