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South Dakota historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.

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What is important to us about our history is communicated in many ways. Books, newspapers, radio and television are all media that both reflect and convey our since of history. However, in the South Dakota what is important to us about things that happened and their significance is no where better reflected than in the various markers that punctuate the great state of South Dakota. Each one beckons us to pull over, take in a piece of history, and consider the landscape that in past days hosted events so significance that our fathers have chosen to give of their time and money to place a lasting remembrance.

Instructions for Posting a South Dakota Historical Markers Waymark:

The waymark MUST be located in the state of South Dakota. Markers outside of the state boundries will not be accepted.

1. Provide accurate coordinates.

2. Two Photos: you must upload a photo of the area surrounding the marker and a second photo of the marker itself.

We've been asked to enforce the picture rule. Therefore, logs without photos will be deleted!


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A photo of the 'Marker' or 'Plaque' is required to identify the location, plus a picture of the 'Historic Site'. If you do not post a photo your log will be deleted.
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South Dakota Historical MarkersContinental Divide -- 4.5 mi E of Sisseton, SD

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A state marker identifying the continental divide between Hudson Bay and the Gulf of Mexico along SD 10 4.5 miles E of Sisseton SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 8/2/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBruyer Church -- nr Vermillion SD

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This roadside marker is located at a small cemetery a few miles east of Vermillion SD on the SD state highway 50

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2014

last visited: 8/2/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPlum Creek Station, Hayes, South Dakota

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A small concrete marker just off the US14/SD63 highway between Midland, SD, and Hayes, SD. Elevation 2067

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersT. Denny Sanford - Sioux Falls, SD

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Historical Marker about T. Denny Sanford in front of Sanford Hospital in Sioux Falls, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFur Trapper Ambush, Brandon, South Dakota

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This marker is located in McHardy Park, in Brandon, SD. Dedicated in 2007 by the Minnehaha County Historical Society in Memory of Jon Kentfield. Elevation 1305

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersUnited States Post Office

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This Historical Marker is mounted on a steel post in front of the post office at 329 W Main Street in Lead, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeadwood-Rapid City Stage Trail

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This Historical marker is located on the west side of Cavern Road a short distance north of South Dakota Highway 44 west of Rapid City, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/8/2013

last visited: 7/6/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Old Millstone - Mitchell, SD

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This is historical marker describing the millstone display it is attached to is located in Hitchcock Park in Mitchell, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: 4/9/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersIndian South Dakota Post Office

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of Old US Highway 85, about 16.5 miles north of Belle Fourche, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeadwood City 1876

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This Historical Marker is mounted on the southeast corner of the Deadwood Gift Shoppe at 666 Main Street in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWater for a Thirsty West

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Dam & Reservoir

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the scenic overlook at the north end of the Pactola Dam spillway, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Camp F-4

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This stone monument for CCC Camp F-4, now covered by the waters of Pactola Reservoir, is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPactola Before The Dam

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This Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is located on the west side of US Highway 385 in the Pactola Visitor Center on the southeast end of Pactola Dam, near Johnson Siding, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 8/22/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGutzon Borglum

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is located in front of the The Rushmore-Borglum Story museum at 342 Winter Street in Keystone, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: 6/28/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Creek Rest Area

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ThisHistorical Marker is mounted on a brick base in the Presho Westbound Rest Area on the north side of Interstate Highway 90 at Milepost 221, about 4 miles west of Presho, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJoe Foss Statue

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This Historical Marker about the statue of Joe Foss, famous World War II fighter pilot, is mounted on the wall of the entry foyer of the Sioux Falls Regional Airport located at 2801 Jaycee Lane in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/19/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTom Berry 1879-1951

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is located on the east side of Main Street (South Dakota Highway 63) on the south edge of the Interstate Highway 90 Exit 163 interchange north of the town of Belvidere, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/7/2013

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBismarck-Deadwood Stage Trail, Morristown, South Dakota

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Historic marker along US Highway 12.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTown of Epiphany, SD

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Erected 1975 by the Lady's Altar Society, The South Dakota State Historical Society and the Department of Transporation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The-DuHawks

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/18/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSt. Basil Church, Mossman, South Dakota

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Built on the Cheyenne Indian Reservation in 1917. Sign erected in 1974.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeath of the Bismarck Trail, Sturgis, South Dakota

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On SD Highway 79 just north of Bear Butte. Erected in 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 6/14/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCamp J. G. Sturgis, Sturgis, South Dakota

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Just off SD Highway 79 north of Bear Butte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCanton Asylum for American Indians Cemetery – Canton, SD

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Between the years of 1902 and 1934 Canton was home to the “Hiawatha Asylum for Insane Indians,” the second federal mental hospital.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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