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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 MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camps [NP-2 and NP-3]

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The marker is on the west side of SD240 about 1 mile south of the Cactus Flat exit 131 to the Badlands National Park.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Pigtail Bridges

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There are multiple of these pigtail bridges on the way south on US16-ALT from Mount Rushmore National Memorial. It is certainly one of the most scenic ways away from the monument. Be sure to look back to see Rushmore framed through the one-lane tunnels.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 9/20/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFall River Falls

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The eight mile long Fall River, winding through Fall River Canyon after the joining of cold and Hot Brook streams above the city of Hot Springs, tumbles below over an outcropping of sandstone falling about 50 ft to for Fall River Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Strong Smith's Route ~~ 1823

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He was the first white man in the Black Hills. In 1823 he led a dozen mountainmen from Fort Kiowa to the Yellowstone. His party entered the Black Hills via the old bison trail through Buffalo Gap.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/13/2006

last visited: 8/2/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHot Springs, SD

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Tribal Tradition states that as long ago as the 16th century the Fall River Valley and canyon area were seldom without groups of tipis belonging to North American Plains Tribes.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLeslie Jensen Scenic Drive #2

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This highway along Fall River is dedicated to Leslie Jensen, the 15th Governor of SD, a native of Hot Springs.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/12/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corp Camp F - 14

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The ccc was a federal relief program during 1933 -1942 that gave jobless men work renovating abused lands.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTeddy Roosevelt's Visit to Edgemont

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In 1903, Edgemont was host to President Teddy Roosevelt. An old friend from Deadwood, Seth Bullock, arrived with him to Edgemont.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSiding 7

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In early 1890, the Burlington Railroad established Siding 7, three quarters ofa mile up the tracks north from Edgemont.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCamp Collier June 1876 ~ June 1877

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Camp at the Mouth of Red Canyon, sometimes called Camp Collier , was established at this site in mid june 1876 to protect travelers over the 150 mile Cheyenne-Black Hills Stage Road.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLeslie Jensen Scenic Drive

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This highway along Fall River is dedicated to Leslie Jensen.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2006

last visited: 7/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp SP-4 Custer

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SP-4 4/21/1936 Custer SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSandstone Architecture of Hot Springs SD

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The site of Hot Springs was occupied before white men ever came to the area by tribal peoples for the curative benefits of the mineral springs.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 6/6/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersElectric Motor Line

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The prosperity created in this area by the booming stone industry prompted "robust talk" about building an electric rail line from Sioux Falls to the countrys newest town east Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 3/19/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCampsite of General Custers Expedition ~ August 1 -6 ~ 1874

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On July 2, 1874, General George Armstrong Custer started out with a force of 1000 men, 110 wagons, and hundreds of horses, mules and cattle from the vicinity of Ft. Lincoln, Dakota Territory (near present-day Bismarck, N.D.)

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 2/13/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp F - 11 Custer

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/11/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp SP - 3 Custer

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The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 1/26/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAndrew Kuehn Warehouse

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Andrew Kuehn built this building in 1903 for a wholesale grocery distribution center and warehouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 11/18/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle Mountain

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According to tradition, American Indians were stricken with an epidemic known as "fell disease" about the middle of the 16th century that threatened to obliterate the tribes.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersManchester Biscuit Company

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In 1902 Lawrence Manchester moved his bakery from Luverne, Minnesota to Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 1/31/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ NP - 1 Custer

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Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program for young men established in March 1933 during President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first hundred days in office.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/29/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJosiah Phillips

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In 1856 Josiah Phillips laid claim to a town site at the falls of the Big Sioux River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Dakota Barracks

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The barracks of Fort Dakota stood nearby.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/24/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMakana Ota E E'n

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The mistaken death of Makana Na Ota E E'n.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Badger Hole

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Badger Clark was one of the first and best cowboy poets, and his work is still popular many years after his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 8/15/2007

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