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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 MarkersDepartment of Veterans Affairs

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After an influenza outbreak struck the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Base during WWII, the War Dept. purchase the vacant buildings of the Columbus College campus to use for a hospital.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAAUW Sioux Falls Branch

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On chilly January l4, l882, a total of 65 women attended a meeting held at Chauncy Hall in Boston to organize "an association of women college graduates with headquarters in Boston.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 11/9/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFisher Grove ~ 1/2 Mi. North

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Before white settlers came, this area was inhabited by the Yankton tribe of the Sioux nation and numerous reminders of these people can still be seen in the burial mounds, storage cellars and artifacts that have been found.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/23/2007

last visited: 2/18/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSamuel Harrison Elrod, Fifth Governor of SD

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To him Clark was the best town, Clark County the best county and SD the best state.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/23/2007

last visited: 8/6/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Town Clock

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This tower was constructed in 1987 to house the old town clock. The city purchased the clock from Dakota Loan and Trust Co.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/23/2007

last visited: 10/14/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCouncil Rock ~ Indian Capitol of the Dakota's

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The Sioux tribes established near here, Council Rock as a central meeting place for all the bands.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/22/2007

last visited: 8/8/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAbbie Garner

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About 1 mile east of this spot, Abbie Gardner was delivered to her rescuers on May 30, 1857.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/21/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings

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The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4 1879 when the Northwestern Railroad reached here.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHillcrest Park

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Hillcrest Park is the original tree claim of Marthin Christianson a native of Gjovik Norway who emigrated in 1850 with a large colony, only 12 of whom survived a cholera scourge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLegend of Punished Woman's Lake

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Long ago, a band of Sioux camped by a small lake. Each Sioux maiden dreamed of the brave who would bring gifts. Her father would accept the gifts and she would become the brave's wife.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 6/7/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are entering Roberts County South Dakota 3

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Long the home of Sisseton, Wahpeton and Cuthead Yanktonaise Sioux, it became part of Deuel and Cheyenne Counties in 1862.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 7/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCharles H. Sheldon (1893 – 1897) 2nd Governor of SD

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Charles H. Sheldon was born in Lamoille County, Vermont, the third of four children of Gresham and Mary (Brown) Sheldon.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 6/3/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPeter Norbeck 1870 - 1936

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Peter Norbeck Overlook, Historic Marker, and Wildlife Preserve on the Custer to Keystone National Byway, US Hwy 16A aka Iron Mountain Road, near Mt. Rushmore National Monument in the Black Hills of SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/14/2007

last visited: 5/27/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSalem Rest Area

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SD's rich western heritage has been remembered along the interstate, as safety rest areas and tourist information centers.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 7/30/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHartman 1899 - 1916

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Townsite of Hartman was homesteaded in 1878 by John Hartmann Sr.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 6/4/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Lake County 2

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFish Car Era 1873 ~ 1947

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Spearfish, SD fish hatchery and museum has a replica of a railroad fish car which were used to carry over 72 billion fish across more than 2 million miles of track.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 7/24/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp BR-2 near Belle Fourche, SD

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CCC Camp near Orman Dam between Newell and Belle Fourche, SD that was established as a drought-relief camp.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 3/1/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFlandreau Indian Christian Community

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This is the oldest continously used church in South Dakota. Started in 1870 and this building built in 1873.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/27/2007

last visited: 4/9/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSplit Rock Creek Tragedy

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A gone-bad attempt to ford Split Rock Creek resulted in four deaths in July 1879, and was one of the most distressing calamities to occur in Minnehaha County during Dakota Territorial times.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Concrete State Highway

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This SD Historic Civil Engineering Landmark was the first concrete State Highway constructed in SD 1919~1924

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/16/2007

last visited: 5/7/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTaopi

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Taopi was a Christian chief of the Farmer band of Santee Sioux honored here for his loyalty during the Minnesota Uprising of 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 11/23/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWillow Creek Lutheran Church

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Norwegian pioneers homesteaded in this area in the early 1870s too far from the Norwegian Churches in northwest Minnehaha County, so the first services conducted by an ordained minister was held in the Willow Creek area private home in July, 1874.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 7/10/2012

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