Tabor and Missouri River Historic Highway
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 42° 54.601 W 097° 39.020
14T E 610170 N 4751705
Quick Description: 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.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2007 7:08:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM13C5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 49

Long Description:
The first large contingent of Czechs arrive in 1862. The first postmaster was appointed in 1873, the same year the first log school house was built. Matt Petrick, a music man, came in 1872 and organized a band for which Tabor was famous for half a century. The Milwaukee Railroad arrived in 1900 with Tabor population of 301. A solid town it has remained over the years just short of 400 peiople 'jThe Heart of Czech Dakota-Land.' Missouri River was Historic HighwayThe Missouri River Historic Highway map on the obverse side of the plaque identifies historic places and events along the Missouri River from Sioux City to Tabor from 1804.
Marker Name: Tabor

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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