Village of Pallisades
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N 43° 41.272 W 096° 31.339
14T E 699687 N 4840189
Quick Description: Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/4/2006 8:35:11 AM
Waymark Code: WMGBN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865. A feed & flour mill were built in the early 1870's with power from a large wooden dam across Split Rock Creek east of this marker. A town complete with 3 stores, livery barn, blacksmith shop, drug store, hotel and school grew in the vicinity of the mill. The railroad was completed in 1888.

Silver was discovered downstream from this point in 1886. Over 300 claims were staked. The shaft of the mine, Merrimac Lode, can still be seen.

In 1889 the town of Garretson was started at the junction of two railroads and buildings were moved from Palisades to that location.
Marker Name: Village of Pallisades

Marker Type: Other

Marker Text: Not listed

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