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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 MarkersSeahota - Makpeyahahoton

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Here in April 1857...

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Madison - First County Seat

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Lake County was started October 1873 when Herman Luce and John Hare met at the cabin of William Lee near the site of old Madison, to organize the old town Of Madison.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County

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Lake County was the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by theYankton tribe in 1858. In 1857 the Noble's Trail was built across its NE corner and that year Mrs Wm. Marble a captive of Inkepaduta's renegade indian band was rescued at Lake Herman by christian indians.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Miner County

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Named for Capt. Nelson Miner Co. A 1st Dakota Cavalry and terrorial legislators.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2006

last visited: 6/20/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Bend

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A highland existed along the east side of South Dakota long before the Ice Age began.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Ridgley & South Pass Federal Wagon Road ~ 1st Road in Dakota circa 1857

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First road in South Dakota - Fort Ridgley and South Pass Federal Wagon Road opened in 1857.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/13/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistoric Highway - Iona

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Iona, small SD town established 1898 along the Missouri River breaks.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/13/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistory of Scotland Academy

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Scotland Academy was established in 1886 for pioneering settlers in Bon Homme and surrounding Counties.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 6/14/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHoward Public Library - First chartered Library in Dakota Territory

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The Howard Public Library was the first chartered library in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistoric Highway >-----> 11.5 Miles S of Avon

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Missouri River Historic Highway 11.5 miles S of Avon with Running Water, Springfield, old Ft. Mitchell, and Niobrara, NE nearby.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 6/11/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAvon, SD Birthplace of Senator George McGovern

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Avon, SD: Birthplace of Senator and US Presidential Candidate George McGovern.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 6/11/2006

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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 MarkersLewis & Clark at Springfield, SD

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Lewis & Clark were in South Dakota from 21 August 1804 to 14 October 1804 and again from 21 August 1806 to 4 September 1806. The Corp of Discover camped on Bon Homme Island on 1 September 1804 and again on 1 September 1806.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 6/16/2006

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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 MarkersWilder Homestead and Birthplace of Rose Wilder Lane

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West of this historical marker on a low hill is the place that Almonzo and Laura Wilder had their claim shanty.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/23/2014

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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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 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 MarkersVillage of Pallisades

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Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/4/2006

last visited: 8/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOwancatowin

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In 1869, 11 Native American families left Niobrara, Neb., without their reservation agent's permission. They walked 140 miles, to what is now Flandreau, to homestead.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/1/2006

last visited: 6/16/2013

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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).

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 12/31/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersColumbia 1879

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Located at the mouth of Elm River, Columbia has a notable history. Here was the wintering place of Waneta "Cuthead Band" of yanctonaise Sioux.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistoric Highway -------->S through Springfield Bon Homme was 7

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historic highway

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 8/8/2007

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