Fort Dakota D.T.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 43° 32.956 W 096° 43.598
14T E 683641 N 4824323
Quick Description: Residents fled Sioux Falls City after the slayings of the Amidons in 1862.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 6/14/2006 9:45:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMEW4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
Views: 26

Long Description:
The town was abandoned until 1865 when Lt. Col John Pattee chose this location for Ft. Brookings. Soldiers built shelters for horses, supplies and the garrison. In time the buildings grew to 18 and the fort was renamed Fort Dakota.

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Marker Name: Fort Dakota DT

Marker Type: City

Marker Text: Not listed

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