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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 MarkersCamp J. G. Sturgis, Sturgis, South Dakota

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Just off SD Highway 79 north of Bear Butte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCanton Asylum for American Indians Cemetery – Canton, SD

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Between the years of 1902 and 1934 Canton was home to the “Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians,” the second federal mental hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP

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Metal historical sign along road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hooahextreme

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersScott Saboe, Willow Lake, South Dakota

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Honoring a local man killed in Iraq.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDaughters of the American Revolution Historical Marker – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker stands on the grounds of the Veterans Memorial Park in Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/8/2012

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou Are Entering Marshall County South Dakota

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is on Hwy 10 about 5 miles west of the Nicollet Tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/5/2012

last visited: 1/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians – Canton, SD

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This marker has just been placed along Hwy. 18 just east of Canton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/22/2011

last visited: 4/20/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGlacial Lakes Rest Stop – New Effington, SD

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This historical marker is located on the southbound rest area along I-29 south of the North Dakota/South Dakota border.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/27/2011

last visited: 8/20/2013

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Mr. Soccer" Manfred Szameit – Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker is posted near the soccer fields at Yankton Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPheasant History

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About a mile north of Redfield, SD, on US Highway 281.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRichland Methodist Episcopal Church – Richland, SD

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This historical marker is located along Hwy. 50 just outside the tiny community of Richland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFt. Brule Historical Marker – rural Richland, SD

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A granite marker stands by the side of the road to mark the site of historical Fort Brule.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/19/2011

last visited: 12/3/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Flour Mill in Dakota, Jefferson, SD

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Dakota’s first flour mill was established in 1867, after the Legislature gave them a water right on the Big Sioux.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGrasshopper Cross, Jefferson, SD

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The huge wooden cross is a replacement of the one erected at the time fo the grasshopper plague in 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSt. Peter’s Church, Jefferson, SD

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The vicinity of Jefferson, even before the organization of Dakota Territory in 1861, was a French-Canadian community and Catholic Services were held sporadically prior to the advent of Father Pierre Boucher in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2011

last visited: 3/2/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOyen-Person Log Cabin Marker, rural Baltic, SD

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This tiny log cabin has walls that could tell volumes about the many people who lived there in the late 1880’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2011

last visited: 6/16/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBen Clare, Dakota Territory

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A thriving little community east of Sioux Falls just south of Valley Springs. Only thin left today is a church and a small grain elevator.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dbrockhouse

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 3/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStonecutter John Elm – Rural East Sioux Falls, SD

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This historical marker tells about stonecutter John Elm and his family.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 2/6/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDillinger Gang Bank Robbery

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On March 6, 1934, John Dillinger led five other gangsters in a brazen daylight robbery of the Security National Bank.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/18/2011

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMassacre Site

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In the summer of 1864 members of the Yankton Agency scout unit captured and executed the Santee who were out to kill white settlers. A shallow grave was discovered not far from here when they were building one of the airport runways.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSculptor H. Daniel Webster

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Sculptor H. Daniel Webster created a life-sized statue of General William Beadle for the South Dakota Capitol in Pierre.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 9/19/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMunicipal Airport

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The establishment and growth of the Sioux Falls Municipal Airport is related on this historical marker found just south of the airport.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersForgotten Heroes

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Victims of two tragic flying accidents are remembered on both sides of this historic marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 12/21/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1870s’ Grasshopper Invasions

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The 1870's was a time of hardship for the newly settled farm families as masses of grasshoppers plagued Dakota Territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 4/11/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWallner Gardens historical marker

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This park used to have 500 acres of garden space.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2010

last visited: 1/10/2010

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