President William McKinley
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
N 43° 33.141 W 096° 43.599
14T E 683631 N 4824666
Quick Description: The first ever Presidential visit to South Dakota.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 9/30/2006 10:47:31 AM
Waymark Code: WMRRN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
William McKinley (1887-1901) was the first President to visit South Dakota. He made a one-day visit on October 14, 1899, making thirteen stops during the day as part of a mid-western tour. He arrived by train to much fanfare and was then taken by horse-drawn carriage to a reviewing stand at 9th St. and Main Ave. where he welcomed home some 90 soldiers of the Sioux Falls Company D, First SD Infantry Regiment.

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Marker Name: President WIlliam McKinley

Marker Type: City

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