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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 MarkersDeadwood City 1876

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This Historical Marker is mounted on the southeast corner of the Deadwood Gift Shoppe at 666 Main Street in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTravis Calvin Halloway

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Story of T.C. Halloway, rodeo star.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/30/2008

last visited: 5/25/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJewish American Pioneers & Deadwood

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Infamous town of Deadwood's Local Marker about the town history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/29/2008

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Badlands, Deadwood, SD

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Referring to the lower end of Main Street in Deadwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/30/2008

last visited: 7/23/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivic Stability - Deadwood, SD

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This marker stands between the Federal Building and County Courthouse in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPreacher Smith of Deadwood Gulch

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Methodist pioneer preacher who lost his life trying to bring medicine & religion to the boon dock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 7/21/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSecond Deadwood Gold Discovery - Deadwood, SD

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I found this historical marker was found when I took a wrong turn from our campground, going to the west outside of town. Not much here in the way of scenery, but very interesting marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersUnited States Post Office

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This Historical Marker is mounted on a steel post in front of the post office at 329 W Main Street in Lead, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFish Car Era 1873 ~ 1947

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Spearfish, SD fish hatchery and museum has a replica of a railroad fish car which were used to carry over 72 billion fish across more than 2 million miles of track.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 7/24/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp - F-18 Savoy

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CCC camp Army built, to renovate forest and improve recreation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/22/2008

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCharles Nolin, Pony Mail Carrier

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Charles "Red" Nolin, pony mail carrier on the Sidney-Deadwood trail, was ambushed, killed, and scalped here by Indians on August 19, 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/10/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHeritage

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The Town was named for this military man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 6/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP

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Metal historical sign along road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hooahextreme

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camps D-Army-1 and SCS-6 (Fechner)

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D-Army-1, the only camp in South Dakota where work was supervised by the U.S. Army, made physcial improvements to Fort Meade. SCS-6 demonstrated the value of contour and strip farming, shelter belts, stock dams, and pasture furrows to reduce erosion

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 6/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersIt, "The Star Spangled Banner," Started Here

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On this parade ground in 1892 "The Star Spangled Banner" got its impetus to become the National Anthem.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 7/23/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBear Butte, Mountain of Plains Indians

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Known as Nowawaste by the Cheyenne and Mato Paha by the Sioux, this is a spectacular 4,422 foot high volcanic bubble that dominates the high plains upon which it rises 1,200 feet above.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 7/23/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp F-17

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CCC Camp F-17 was part of the National Work Relief Program and specifically to renovate forests and create more recreational areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 11/6/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCamp J. G. Sturgis, Sturgis, South Dakota

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Just off SD Highway 79 north of Bear Butte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeath of the Bismarck Trail, Sturgis, South Dakota

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On SD Highway 79 just north of Bear Butte. Erected in 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 6/14/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWelcome to Belle Fourche ~ The Geological Center of the US

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In 1959 following the admission of Alaska and Hawaii to the Union, the US Coast and Geodetic survey officially designated a point 20 miles north of Belle Forche, SD as the Geographic Center of the Nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 6/14/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp BR-2 near Belle Fourche, SD

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CCC Camp near Orman Dam between Newell and Belle Fourche, SD that was established as a drought-relief camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 3/1/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOldest known grave site in the Black Hills of South Dakota

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Grave of Private James King and the first known grave site in the Black Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 2/7/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Dam & Reservoir

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWater for a Thirsty West

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Before The Dam

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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