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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 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

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2006

last visited: 6/18/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Posts 1817 ~ 1868

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For half a century, the area near the mouth of the Bad River was one of America's Fur Capitols.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Pierre

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Ft. Pierre was first visited 31 March 1743 by Verendrye, who planted a lead plate near here to claim the region for France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 4/21/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway ~ South to Brule Agency

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Historic Sites, Steamboat Wrecks, Lewis & Clark camps, and good weather roads along the Missouri River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 5/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River Historic Highway ~ Oahe Overlook

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Historic Sites and Activities along the Missouri River from 1804 to the present day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2006

last visited: 5/27/2007

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 6/24/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistory Unfolds

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History Unfolds locates the Ft. Pierre to Deadwood Trail, Ft. Pierre Choteau, capital of the N.W. (1831-1855), Ft. Galpin (1857), New Ft. Pierre (1859-1866), Aricara Villages & Fortress (1400-1790), Ft. LaFrombois II (1862-1865), and Ft. Primeau (1862).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 5/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp SCS-2 on eastbound I-90

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CCC Camp that built nearby Byre Dam, Fate Dam, and Brakke Dam during late 1935 and early 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 8/7/2008

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOriginal Site Medicine Rock <== 2.6 miles ==<

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Medicine Rock was a landmark in its day, a sacred rock, a flat 12x20 limestone on a hillside just south of the Little Cheyenne River, with man's and other footprints on it. It is now submerged under 50 feet of water, 125 feet from shore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAn Institution of Organized Kindness

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The History of the formation of Sioux Valley Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPrehistoric Prayer Rock

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In 1924 Richard Pettigrew initiated a search for a prayer boulder to add to his museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 10/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLt. Jonas Lien

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Jonas H. Lien enlisted in the newly formed SD Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish American War in 1898.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First School House in Sioux Falls

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The First School House in Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/28/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Stone Building

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Quarry owners built a demo project at this site to show local businessmen how quartzite could be cut to fit around door & window frames.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOfficial Olympic Flagpole

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Official Olympic flagpole used in Squaw Valley Olympic Games held in 1960.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 4/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWest Sioux Falls #2

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A future residential community was platted within the northwest boundary of Sioux Falls to raise funds through the sale of land for the struggling University of Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSeacoast Gun

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In 1859 the Tredagar Foundry of Richmond Virginia made a smoothbore 42 pounder gun which can launch cannonballs 2000 yards in a low and naturally flat trajectory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: 6/15/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFort Dakota D.T.

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Residents fled Sioux Falls City after the slayings of the Amidons in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2006

last visited: 2/9/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBenton Lutheran Church

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Unfavorable economic conditions in the mid 1800's in Sweden led many young people to search for a better life in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/15/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros Church Replica

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The old Nidaros Church is a replica of the Nidaros Church which is in Renner SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/9/2006

last visited: 6/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChauncey Eaglehorn War Memorial

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Eaglehorn WWI Memorial Stone along US Hwy 18 in Okreek, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 5/28/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpotted Tail's House

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Spotted Tail's house Historical Marker in Rosebud, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 5/28/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMurdo MacKenzie Roadside Park

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Murdo MacKenzie Roadside Park Historical Marker in Murdo, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 8/6/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMurdo MacKenzie ~ 1906 ~

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Murdo MacKenzie ~1906~ Historical Marker in Murdo, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 8/6/2006

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South Dakota Historical Markers1938 National Corn Husking Contest

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On a windy, cold and damp day on the 3rd of November, the eyes and ears of the nation were focused on Dell Rapids who was hosting the National Corn Husking Contest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/8/2006

last visited: 1/24/2011

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