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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 MarkersLake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932

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Monument at the site of the Lake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/5/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDe Smet Forest - DeSmet

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DE SMET FOREST Half mile Southeast of De Smet. De Smet Forest was established by the South Dakota Fish Game and Parks Department in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ridesthewind

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWilder Homestead and Birthplace of Rose Wilder Lane

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West of this historical marker on a low hill is the place that Almonzo and Laura Wilder had their claim shanty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/23/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersKELO-Land Centennial Gold Rush ~ 1961

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Site of a celebrity-packed gold dig in 1961 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Dakota Territory in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/22/2006

last visited: 5/1/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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A roadside memorial to a great South Dakota artist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/9/2009

last visited: never

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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 MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County 2

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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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 MarkersScott Saboe, Willow Lake, South Dakota

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Honoring a local man killed in Iraq.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersErrington Memorial Marsh 1902 ~ 1962

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Marsh dedicated to Dr. Paul L. Errington, a great American Author, wildlife biologist, and trapper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHoward Public Library - First chartered Library in Dakota Territory

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The Howard Public Library was the first chartered library in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/21/2011

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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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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 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 MarkersOakwood

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Oakwood was visited in 1838 by Nicollett and Fremont which was the site of a small fort N of Little Round Lake. Richard Pettigrew surveyed the township in September of 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood - Big Sioux River - Volga

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Please read the signs in the pictures for more Information on this historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 12/25/2010

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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 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 MarkersThe Crash of the Flying Sioux

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This double sided marker tells of the tragic collision of two B-17 bombers during a training flight in 1943.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/5/2008

last visited: 5/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFedora Independent Consolidated School District No 1

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Around 1895 the first Fedora Village School was the root School located in section 9 later moved to section 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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