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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 MarkersBismarck-Deadwood Stage Trail, Morristown, South Dakota

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Historic marker along US Highway 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHugh Glass ~ Adventurer

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Hugh Glass, an early adventurer in the area, immortalized by the epic poem "The Song of Hugh Glass" by John G. Neihart.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 6/24/2006

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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 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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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 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 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 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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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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 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 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 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 MarkersThe Trail Blazers

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Ben Ash Monument describes the first sighting of the Black Hills by the white man along the Bismarck to Deadwood Trail on 26 December 1875.

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 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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