Brown Earth Indian Church
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member farmkid
N 45° 06.371 W 096° 45.726
14T E 676054 N 4997182
Quick Description: A roadside plaque commemorating the first church in Grant County. The plaque is located along Highway 20 at 472 Ave; the Church and cemetery are located 1 mile north on 472 Ave and 1/2 mile west on a gravel road at N 45 07.329 W 96 46.319.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 3/14/2007 4:50:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM1ADK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 22

Marker Name: Brown Earth Indian Church

Marker Type: Roadside

Marker Text:
In 1877 some Sisseton Christian Indians sponsored by the Presbyterian Mission, with Daniel Renville as native pastor, decided to take homesteads near Yellowbank Creek north of this point. That year they erected their Church, the first in Grant County, Dakota. It is to be seen and is worth seeing together with its cemetery.


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