The Cataract
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 32.853 W 096° 43.629
14T E 683605 N 4824131
Quick Description: Cataract Hotel in downtown Sioux Falls, SD was the unofficial Capital of Dakota Territory.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2006 8:49:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMADB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 23

Long Description:
Located on Phillips Avenue in downtown Sioux Falls, SD, the Cataract Hotel, built and re-built three times, served the region from 1871 to 1972. By 1882, the Catarack had 100 rooms, hot and cold water, steam heat, gas and electric lights, and with rates of $2.00 and $2.50 per day. The intersection where the Cataract was located started the street numbering system for Sioux Falls.
Marker Name: The Cataract

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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