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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 MarkersFlandreau Colony

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In 1869, a group of Dakota families departed on foot from Niobrara to look for homestead lands, and made camp here on Seney Island until better weather, then moved north to claim homesteads near present-day Flandreau, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/13/2007

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDoug Horsted

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Cancer victim at age 36, Doug Horsted generously bequeathed funds for many outdoors and wildlife causes, including the purchase of this 235 acre wetland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/12/2007

last visited: 1/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTabor and Missouri River Historic Highway

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Tabor is 'The Mother City of Dakota Czechs.' On obverse side of the marker is a map of historic places along the Missouri River Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 1/13/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are entering South Dakota

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Historic Marker at the border with Iowa along the Big Sioux river near its confluence with the Missouri River in North Sioux City, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/2/2007

last visited: 2/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHidewood Creek Rest Stop

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Hidewood Creek is located in the Upper Big Sioux River Basin in the eastern portion of the state.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/31/2006

last visited: 5/30/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp F-2 near Horse Creek

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CCC Camp F-2 near Horse Creek and Sheridan Lake performed work projects supervised by the USDA Forest Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: 10/1/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersKELO-Land Centennial Gold Rush ~ 1961

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Site of a celebrity-packed gold dig in 1961 to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Dakota Territory in 1861.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/22/2006

last visited: 5/1/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPioneering in Dakota - Prairie Fires

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Site of first recorded death by prairie fire in the Dakotas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers35 Mile Radius of Sisseton Map

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Historic places map including 35 Mile Radius of Sisseton, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBirthplace of South Dakota Amateur Baseball - Garden City, SD

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South Dakota Amateur Baseball Association established at Garden City, SD in 1931.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 3/1/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWalk by still waters and be renewed

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Single pioneer grave in former homestead garden

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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Harvey Dunn was a famous painter of Western life, Marines, and portraits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/8/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLaFoon 1882 - 1891

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First county seat of Faulk County near Faulkton, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 12/11/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWelsh Colony at Powell

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Welsh Colony of over 300 members put their roots down at this spot SW of Aberdeen in 1883.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 12/11/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBristol -1881-

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Bristol, SD in Day County was established in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Fight At Webster

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Rebel band of Indians guilty of murder in the aftermath of the Minnesota Massacre of 1862 are killed in a gun fight near Webster, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWWII Plane Crash Holds Memories

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One 25 October 1944 a A26-B two engine medium bomber from Watertown Army airbase crashed 2mi S and 1mi E of this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSigurd Andersen

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Sigurd Andersen, 19th Governor of SD 1951-1955

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWebster - County Seat of Day County

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Webster, founded in 1881, is County Seat of Day County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/20/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings/Moody County Border on Old US Hwy 77

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Border of Brookings and Moody Counties along old US Hwy 77 one mile south of the old town of Medary on 220th Street just west of I-29.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 12/15/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMoody/Lake County Border on SD Hwy 34

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Brief History of Moody and Lake Counties at their common border along SD Hwy 34 east of Madison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 1/8/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersC. B. Kennedy

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C. B. Kennedy, Founder of Madison and Dakota State College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp BF-3

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Camp LaCreek built LaCreek National Wildlife Refuge near Tuthill, SD from May 1937 - Fall 1939

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 6/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFatal Crash of B-17F in World War II

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Night crash of a B-17F bomber attempting an emergency landing during a training mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 11/27/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWar Chief Crazy Horse 1840-1877

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Oglala Sioux War Chief Crazy Horse (Tasunke Witko) b. 1840 d. 1877 was the greatest of Sioux warriors.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 12/1/2006

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