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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 MarkersMassacre of Wounded Knee

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The Massacre at Wounded Knee on 29 Dec 1890.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 8/5/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD

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Gigantic Mammoths, ancestors of the elephants of today, once roamed freely across the High Plains of North America.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/6/2006

last visited: 2/12/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Rural Electric Cooperative

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Site of the first rural electric cooperative in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/26/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Campbell Lutheran Church

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The Lake Campbell Lutheran Congregation was originally the Medary Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Brookings County, Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedary Townsite ~ 1857 - 58, 1871 - 1879

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he town of Medary was established in the year 1859, the first town in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Convention In Brookings County

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the county, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAugustana ~ The School on Wheels

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Augustana was founded as Augustana Seminary in Chicago by the Scandinavian Evangelical Lutheran Augustana Synod.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/16/2006

last visited: 1/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersScotty Philip Graveyard in Ft. Pierre

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James 'Scotty' Philip, well known figure in South Dakota history who is perhaps best remembered for his successful effort in saving the buffalo from disappearance in this country.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBad River Old Indian Trail

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Old Indian Trail along the Bad River used by Native Americans between Ft. Pierre and the Black Hills long before settlement of this region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLewis and Clark Expedition

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Lewis and Clark Expedition held council, feasting, and celebration with the Teton Sioux here on September 23-28, 1804. The US Flag was first flown over present day South Dakota at this spot.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 9/26/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Deadwood Trail 1876 ~ 1906

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Freight on Steamboats were put on oxen-drawn wagons and delivered 200 miles west and 30 days later in Deadwood to supply the great Black Hills Gold Rush.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 10/13/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Arkansaw" killed here by vigilantes 18 November 1870

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Alexander McDonald Putello alais "Arkansaw" killed here by vigilantes 18 November 1870

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/9/2006

last visited: 5/28/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCentre of Missouri Valley History & Historic Highway

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Half way between the mouth to the source of the Missouri River, was the center of the fur trade for half a century.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2006

last visited: 5/27/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSioux Indian Mosaic

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An Arikara was honored by his enemy, the Sioux, with cairn (mound of stones) marked with the Sioux Tribal sign of the turtle.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/7/2006

last visited: 8/12/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOahe Mission School and Chapel ~ 1877

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Structure built in 1877 to serve as Chapel and School for a huge region.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/7/2006

last visited: 2/15/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAncient Indian Fortress

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Pre-Columbus Indian fortress includes 2000 yards of perimeter palisades, bastions for enfilading arrow fire, encompassing 50 acres.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 5/29/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp S-207

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CCC Camp that built the Arikara Dam and developed the park at Farm Island near Pierre.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe First (Old) Fort Sully 1863 ~ 1866

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The first (Old) Fort Sully 1863-1866 located along the Missouri River just east of Pierre, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/6/2006

last visited: 9/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPresident William McKinley

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The first ever Presidential visit to South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/30/2006

last visited: 12/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPatrick Henry

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As long as our rivers flow, or mountains stand....say to the rising generations, imitate the excellence of Patrick Henry!" From the Virginia Gazette June 1799

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/29/2006

last visited: 10/6/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersL & C Pvt. Shannon Shows Up

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Pvt. Shannon of the Corps of Discovery expedition, after being lost for nearly a month, is re-united with the expedition near here in 1804.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/21/2006

last visited: 9/20/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWashington High School

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The Washington High School is now known as the Washington Pavilion in downtown Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 1/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJames Brothers

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Frank and Jesse James escaped through this area after a failed bank robbery attempt in Minnesota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEmerson School

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A substantial increase in the number of school age children caused overcrowding at existing city schools and led to the building of Emerson School in 1923.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSaint Olaf Roller Mill & Power Dam

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In 1881 Frank and Justin Pettigrew began construction of the power dam and flour millat this site where portions of the foundation remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/17/2006

last visited: 11/24/2011

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