Amidon Graves Mystery
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 34.541 W 096° 42.791
14T E 684647 N 4827287
Quick Description: Where are Judge Joseph and William Amidon really buried at?
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2006 8:34:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMCDX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
Views: 38

Long Description:
There has been a long time mystery of where these two were buried at. The two were murdered by the Santee Sioux Indians because the Sioux were under orders to clear all settlers from the Big Sioux River Valley. For years it was believed that the Amidons were buried where they fell but in 1991 Augustana College Archeology Lab was employed to excavate the burial mounds and nothing was found there. The location of the Amidon graves remains a mystery.
Marker Name: Amidon Graves Mystery

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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