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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 MarkersCattle Ranching In Harding County - Buffalo, SD

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Another marker in Centennial Park, describing the area and the people

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarding County, South Dakota

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Details about this county

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersChinatown - Deadwood, SD

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Historic Link to Deadwood's Past.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTex Fletcher, the "Singing Cowboy" - Buffalo, SD

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Born Geremino Bisceglia in New York, but raised in Buffalo, SD, became a big star and song writer-performer

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarding County Post Offices - Buffalo, SD

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In a very neat park in this small town in NW South Dakota. Full of statues, markers, and history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLudlow Cave - BUffalo, SD

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One of several markers and statues in the clean, lovely Centennial Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedora - Deadwood Stage Line - Buffalo, SD

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One of several markers, statues, and other neat stuff in this very clean and cool Centennial Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersRalph Herseth, Houghton, South Dakota

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Located in a small park in Houghton, South Dakota, on the south side of US Highway 10.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCCC Camp at Sandlake, Houghton, South Dakota

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Located on the road traversing the center of Sand Lake, on US Highway 10, just west of Houghton, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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Along US 16 west of Custer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/18/2015

last visited: 4/8/2003

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDexter Cemetery, Florence, South Dakota

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This cemetery has approximately 155 internments and its elevation is 1851 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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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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