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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 Markers1897 Bridge at Iverson Crossing

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Long before bridges spanned the Big Sioux River, travelers and settlers forded the river at this location.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/29/2006

last visited: 3/11/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Town of Rowena Dakota Territory

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On July 27, 1888, Thomas Ryan of Dubuque, Iowa purchased land for the Rowena townsite from Nelson Webster.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/28/2006

last visited: 6/12/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRowena Methodist Church

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In 1874 the first Sunday school was held in the crude dugout home of Madison and Elizabeth Webster.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/28/2006

last visited: 3/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEli Wixson Farm Site

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Found in Heritage Park Elk Point SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis & Clark Campsite - Elk Point, SD

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The Missouri River has carved many channels in its history.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Election in Northwestern United States

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Lewis and Clark reached a point in what is now Sioux City Iowa on August 20, 1804 near the mouth of the Floyd River.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Lone Tree

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Here on the highway in front of this marker stood the "lone tree" for more than 2 generations.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/19/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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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 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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Hartford

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In 1878 when Hartford was first established, it was named after the first pioneer I.A. Oaks.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/13/2006

last visited: 6/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Lyon House

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Located at Lyon Park on Phillips Avenue in Sioux Falls SD.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRadio Station WFAT

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On June 21, 1922 WFAT began operation as Sioux Falls' first radio broadcasting station.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 4/27/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEast Wall Yankton Stockade

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September 1862...

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 1/8/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPost Vermillion or Dicksons Post <----6 miles south###

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In 1822 the Columbis Fur Company established a post at Audubons Point.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 11/19/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersElk Point

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The recorded history of Elk Point dates back to the Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1804.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/12/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Elk Point

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp - Alcester

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Camp SCS-3 (DPE-211 in 1934) located in city park of NE Alcester, companies: 2746 August 3 - October 1, 1934 and June 1935 to August 1941; 4725V August 1941 - May 1942.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 2/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersArchie M. Gubbrud

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Archie M. Gubbrud (December 31, 1910 – April 26, 1987) was the twenty-second Governor of South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 12/27/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway - Junction City

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Highway 50 meanders through the prairie from just east of Vermillion to Pukwana, South Dakota. This historical marker is located at one of the few rest stops in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Missouri River

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The Missouri is the continents longest river.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/10/2006

last visited: 3/26/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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Camp SCS - 4 Huron. Located on the SE corner of the State Fair Grounds. Companies 2770 10/35 to 10/37 and 4725V 10/37 to 8/41.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/30/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWhere Does The West Begin?

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Dedicated to the first settlers, the Lakota's, the early Explorers, Homesteaders and the Pioneers of yesteryear.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/30/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersForestburg Roadside Park

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SD hiway 34 along the old Dacotah Trail.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 10/16/2011

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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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