Earth-Hut Villages
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
N 43° 32.156 W 096° 45.819
14T E 680691 N 4822761
Quick Description: Omaha Indian Earth-Hut Villages from the 1600s.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/6/2006 11:47:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMC1A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
Two Omaha earth-hut villages were located along the nearby banks of the Big Sioux River as mapped by archeologist Dr. William H. Over. Omaha huts were made of sod & timber with a round hole in the center, which served as a chimney and let light in. By 1750, wars between the Sioux and the Omaha finally forced the Omaha from the Sioux Falls region.
Marker Name: Earth-Hut Villages

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
Sherman Park Historical Marker


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