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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 MarkersBrookings County2

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks State Park

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This lake was named for Thomas A Hendricks, commissioner of the General land Office, 1855 - 59, at which time the state boundary was serveyed and the lake named.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Hendricks Norwegian Colony of 1873

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The first settlers at lake Hendricks were 31 Norwegians, arriving July 14, 1873 with 11 covered wagons and 30 cattle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 10/10/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings County

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The History of Brookings County began with the Act which authorized its first boundaries approved on April 5th 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2007

last visited: 4/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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Harvey Dunn was a famous painter of Western life, Marines, and portraits.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/8/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings

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The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4 1879 when the Northwestern Railroad reached here.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHillcrest Park

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Hillcrest Park is the original tree claim of Marthin Christianson a native of Gjovik Norway who emigrated in 1850 with a large colony, only 12 of whom survived a cholera scourge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHidewood Creek Rest Stop

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Hidewood Creek is located in the Upper Big Sioux River Basin in the eastern portion of the state.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/31/2006

last visited: 5/30/2010

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedary Townsite ~ 1857 - 58, 1871 - 1879

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he town of Medary was established in the year 1859, the first town in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Convention In Brookings County

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the county, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 12/25/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings/Moody County Border on Old US Hwy 77

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Border of Brookings and Moody Counties along old US Hwy 77 one mile south of the old town of Medary on 220th Street just west of I-29.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 12/15/2006

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Norwegian School

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Frontier Log Cabin used as school and house soldiers.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMickelson Wetlands Memorial

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A habitat project to improve North America's wetland resources for waterfowl and many other species of wildlife.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Campbell Lutheran Church

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The Lake Campbell Lutheran Congregation was originally the Medary Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Brookings County, Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Indian Christian Community

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This is the oldest continously used church in South Dakota. Started in 1870 and this building built in 1873.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2007

last visited: 4/9/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Indian High School

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Flandreau Indian Vocational High School had its origin in a mission school established, by P. A. Van Nice in 1872 to provide for the education of Dakota Indians.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/9/2007

last visited: 2/18/2012

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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 MarkersFirst Indian Presbyterian Church 1870

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The First Presbyterian Church was originally called Wakpaepakson or River Bend Church.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 2/18/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWalk by still waters and be renewed

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Single pioneer grave in former homestead garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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