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South Dakota Historical MarkersMammoth: Denizen of the Ice

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Mammoth replica of the animal excavated from a dig in the Badlands of South Dakota

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersT. Denny Sanford - Sioux Falls, SD

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Historical Marker about T. Denny Sanford in front of Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Town of Rowena Dakota Territory

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On July 27, 1888, Thomas Ryan of Dubuque, Iowa purchased land for the Rowena townsite from Nelson Webster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/28/2006

last visited: 6/12/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersAn Institution of Organized Kindness

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The History of the formation of Sioux Valley Hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRowena Methodist Church

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In 1874 the first Sunday school was held in the crude dugout home of Madison and Elizabeth Webster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/28/2006

last visited: 3/3/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMakana Ota E E'n

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The mistaken death of Makana Na Ota E E'n.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/4/2006

last visited: 11/5/2011

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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 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 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 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 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 MarkersPresentation Children's Home

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The Little Flower Orphanage for catholic children opened at Turton SD in 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 10/11/2011

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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 MarkersJoe Foss Statue

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This Historical Marker about the statue of Joe Foss, famous World War II fighter pilot, is mounted on the wall of the entry foyer of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport located at 2801 Jaycee Lane in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 10/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStratosphere Baloonist

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Nick Piantanida dreamed of recapturing the world free fall record from the Soviet Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/26/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss

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Joe Foss a popular name in South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 10/15/2014

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/11/2007

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChildren's Care Hospital and School

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School and Hospital combined to meet the needs of children.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 11/1/2011

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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.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2006

last visited: 11/9/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBomber Rams Skyscraper

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Following victory in Europe during WWII, the Sioux Falls Army Airbase became a reception center for airmen returning for redeployment to the pacific.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/7/2010

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Notre Dame of the Midwest"

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Columbus College in Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 10/29/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMidair Collision

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Two airplanes from the Sioux Falls Army Air Force Radio Training Program collided over this marker December 8, 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/11/2006

last visited: 12/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYankton Trail Bridge

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This site has been an important Big Sioux River crossing for more than 300 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/25/2007

last visited: 7/27/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Bend

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A highland existed along the east side of South Dakota long before the Ice Age began.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2006

last visited: 7/27/2014

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