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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 MarkersTasunka Masa ~ Iron Horse

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Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad Depot in Eagle Butte, SD on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Small Town" by Badger Clark Historic Marker in Faith, SD

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This Historic Marker quotes the words of Badger Clark and gives a short bio of the author.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe People of the Prairies

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Dedicated to the free peoples living on the prairie anywhere and here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Trail Blazers

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Ben Ash Monument describes the first sighting of the Black Hills by the white man along the Bismarck to Deadwood Trail on 26 December 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSlim Butte Area

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80 Square Miles of Nature's Wonders, A National Forest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle of Slim Buttes September 9~10, 1876

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Here the Oglala Chief American Horse was fatally wounded in a fierce two-day battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCrow Buttes

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Crow Buttes is an amazing topographical artifact and the scene of a bizarre battle between the Crow and Sioux Indians in the summer of 1822.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/22/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central

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Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the Future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm to market railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 9/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Hearst Highway

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The Hearst Highway is named for George Hearst who discovered three of the fabled mines of the American West, including the famous Homestake mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 8/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWelcome to Belle Fourche ~ The Geological Center of the US

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In 1959 following the admission of Alaska and Hawaii to the Union, the US Coast and Geodetic survey officially designated a point 20 miles north of Belle Forche, SD as the Geographic Center of the Nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 6/14/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCodington County Courthouse

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An example of Neo-classical architecture with Renaissance exterior elements, the Codington County Courthouse was built by Gray Construction under the direction of architects Freed & Perkins & McWayne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 6/9/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld M. & ST. L. Depot Museum

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This depot originally the Rock Island Lines new passenger station and division office building was erected as a joint venture of the Rock Island and the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroads in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2007

last visited: 2/3/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPrison Quarry

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Dakota penitentary and Siouz quartzite quarry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member theroths3

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/29/2007

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHistoric Highway ~ South to Pickstown

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Located in Lake Andes SD on Highway 44.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/27/2007

last visited: 6/22/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBismarck-Deadwood Stage Trail

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This site marks a point along the stage trail from Bismarck to Deadwood, South Dakota, the main route used by immigrants and freighters to reach the Black Hills gold fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2007

last visited: 7/15/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFiresteel

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The town of Firesteel takes its name from nearby Firesteel Creek

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/15/2007

last visited: 7/15/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Smith ~ Missionary Explorer

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Jedediah Smith gained great fame in his short span of years as both frontiersman and explorer. Less emphasis is placed on his religious zeal thogh he was truly a missionary by example.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJedediah Smith ~ Trapper, Trader, Explorer

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In 1826 General Ashley sold his interests in the Rocky Mountain Fur Co. to Smith, Jackson, and Sublette.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Mickelson Governors

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The Mickelson Governors of South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are now on the 100 Meridian

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In the United States, the meridian 100° west of Greenwich passes through North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. The meridian 100° west of Greenwich forms the eastern border of the Texas panhandle with Oklahoma (which traces its origin to the Adams-Onís Treaty in 1819 which settled the border between New Spain and the United States between the Red River and Arkansas River).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/14/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRapid City Founders Camp Site

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Near a perpendicular sandstone cliff, a short distance North of this sign and across Rapid Creek was the first camp of those hardy pioneers who founded Rapid City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 1/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSheridan ~ 1875 - 1942

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Sheridan, located 1/2 mile NE from this sign is now 30 feet under water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 8/20/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMill Dam Tragedy

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On May 13, 1912, during a flood of the Big Sioux River, four young Siouix Falls' men steered two crafts, a rowboat and a canoe, over the Cascade Mill dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/5/2007

last visited: 3/30/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMellette House

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Mellette House in Watertown, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member farmkid

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/3/2007

last visited: 7/9/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Missouri River was Historic Highway ~ North to Oahe Dam

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North to Oahe Dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/31/2007

last visited: 10/8/2009

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