First Flour Mill in Dakota, Jefferson, SD
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 42° 36.301 W 096° 33.683
14T E 700041 N 4719836
Quick Description: Dakota’s first flour mill was established in 1867, after the Legislature gave them a water right on the Big Sioux.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 2/10/2011 3:55:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMAQ5B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
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Long Description:
First Flour Mill in Dakota. On Sioux 5 miles NE. Dakota’s first flour mill was established in 1867, after the Legislature gave them a water right on the Big Sioux five miles northeast, by Preston Hotchkiss and Amos Dexter on Lot 3, Section 32, Township 91, Range 48. They sold to Crill & Sargent in 1869. Called the Portland mill, it operated until 1887. It was just below the bridge.
Marker Name: First Flour Mill in Dakota

Marker Type: City

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