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South Dakota Historical Markers
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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!


Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
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 MarkersSweatman Art Memorial / Finnish Lutheran Church - Lead, South Dakota

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Marker for historic former Lutheran Church in Lead, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLown Mercantile - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic commercial building in the Spearfish Historic Commercial District in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Post Office (Old) - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic former post office building in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJohn Wolzmuth Building - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic commercial building in downtown Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBilliards Hall/City Hall - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic commercial building in downtown Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMatthews Block - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic commercial building and opera house in downtown Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Filling Station - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker giving history of one of the first service stations in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish City Hall (Old) - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Historical marker giving brief history of the former Spearfish City Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/23/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Society of the Black Hills Pioneers - Deadwood, SD

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Founded in the courthouse, but marker on the Adams Museum lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/16/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOriginal Postal Locations of Harding County - Buffalo, SD

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The last of the Centennial Park markers

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWhat Does the Tower Men to People? - Devils Tower, WY

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Marker inside the admin. building (i.e. Visitors Center).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Wyoming

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle of Crow Buttes - Harding County, SD

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Do not confuse these buttes with the Crows Butte in Nebraska.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBuckskin Johnny Spaulding Cabin - Belle Fourche, SD

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This cabin has two markers on it, both have similar text.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Great Western Cattle Trail - Belle Fourche, SD

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From Texas to Montana, moved cattle and sometime whole ranches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWhite Plate Flat Tracker - Sturgis, SD

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To explain, professional motorcycle racers - who race on flat tracks, not Moto, or other TV driven races.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Canyon Through Time - Spearfish Canyon, SD

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Historical marker on the observation platform for the Bridal Falls, one of America's Scenic Byways.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: 6/7/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCentennial Park - Buffalo, SD

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Historic Marker in the park, about the park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersEnergy Production in Harding County - Buffalo, SD

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The change of style and means to produce the most oil from an existing hole in the ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Establishment of Harding County - Buffalo, SD

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The establishment of this county which seems barren as you drive through it. Then you stop, and actually look around, and see wonder of many kinds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Custer Black Hills Expedition of 1874 - Buffalo, SD

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History sure hides this one, and reflects this action to a bunch of unruly miners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCentennial Poster - Buffalo, SD

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Anothe marker, this one a centennial poster in Centennial Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTipperary - 1905 - 1932 - Buffalo, SD

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Great bucking horse, so great he was never rode, and even has a memorial in Oklahoma. Baldy was always used to snub him, and his bucking partner was Tip Top.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Homesteaders = Buffalo, SD

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Marker sits near an old, but operating windmill in Centennial Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle of the Slim Buttes - Buffalo, SD

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Another in Centennial Park, this about a battle just east of here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThree-Toes, The Wolf - Buffalo, SD

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The most ruthless predator on the plains. His skull resides in the Smithsonian Institute

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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