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South Dakota Historical MarkersCoteau des Prairies

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Formation of the Big Bend of the Big Sioux River near Sioux Falls, SD

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 8/12/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLinear Mound

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When T.H. Lewis surveyed this area in 1884, he sketched an unusual and puzzling cigar shaped mound.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 4/9/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCeremonial Dance Circle

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Omaha Indian ceremonial dance circle.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSoo Skyways Airport

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Following the first flight in North Carolina in 1903, the air age arrived slowly in Sioux Falls. In June 1912, a Curtis Pusher biplane was the first airplane to enterthe skies over the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/15/2006

last visited: 7/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMound Builders Village

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Prehistoric Indian Village

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWest Sioux Falls

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A future residential community was platted within the northwest boundary of Sioux Falls to raise funds through the sale of land for the struggling University of Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/7/2006

last visited: 12/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSherman Park Indian Burial Mounds

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The Mounds at Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFifth Mound

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The Fifth Mound in Sherman Park in Sioux Falls.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Trapper Ambush, Brandon, South Dakota

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This marker is located in McHardy Park, in Brandon, SD. Dedicated in 2007 by the Minnehaha County Historical Society in Memory of Jon Kentfield. Elevation 1305

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEarth-Hut Villages

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Omaha Indian Earth-Hut Villages from the 1600s.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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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 MarkersBattleship X

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USS South Dakota, one of the most decorated battleships during WWII

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/14/2006

last visited: 7/22/2012

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South Dakota Historical Markers500 A.D. Copper Knife

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This sign located by Westward Ho Country Club. A nice off the beaten area of Sioux Falls

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/17/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe City of Brandon

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The town of Brandon was surveyed in 1859 and early 1860.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/6/2006

last visited: 1/14/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMinnehaha Country Club

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"Minnehaha Country Club" HM in Sioux Falls, SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/30/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Big Slide

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Between 1916 and 1920 children and adults where enjoying rides on a plank & timber and tin lined slide.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/20/2006

last visited: 7/30/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Town Pump

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Soon after the town of Sioux Falls was Platted in 1889 this community well was installed.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/12/2006

last visited: 11/25/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWest Sioux Falls #2

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A future residential community was platted within the northwest boundary of Sioux Falls to raise funds through the sale of land for the struggling University of Sioux Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/19/2006

last visited: 11/25/2012

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Iowa Historical MarkersCommunity of Granite, Sioux Township, Lyon County

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Formerly known as Iuka. This area, where Blood Run Creek passes on its way to the Big Sioux River, was inhabited by Native Americans between 1300 and 1750. As many as 4,000 Oneota Indians lived on the surrounding fertile prairies.

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location: Iowa

date approved: 1/7/2007

last visited: 9/18/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOwancatowin

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In 1869, 11 Native American families left Niobrara, Neb., without their reservation agent's permission. They walked 140 miles, to what is now Flandreau, to homestead.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersStagecoach Station

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In 1870 a small primitive home was built here next to a wagon road that led to Wall Lake and the Yankton Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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South Dakota Historical Markers1938 Earthquake

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The first earthquake reported in the region occurred on October 9, 1872, 17 years before South Dakota was admitted to the Union.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/19/2006

last visited: 7/17/2010

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld Nidaros

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Many years have now passed since the Nidaros Lutheran Congregation was chartered in the sod home of Norwegian immigrants John and Kirsti Thompson on August 12, 1868.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/16/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersA Round Barn?

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I never knew there was such a thing as a round barn so this was a very different type of history to me.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Kache pack

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/28/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRenner Field

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In the mid 1920's, Harold W. Tennant started providing flight instructions and air taxi services in a 118 acre field owned by George Renner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/2/2006

last visited: 1/28/2012

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