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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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South Dakota Historical MarkersOldest known grave site in the Black Hills of South Dakota

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Grave of Private James King and the first known grave site in the Black Hills.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 2/7/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932

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Monument at the site of the Lake Henry Congregational Church 1885 ~ 1932.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/5/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMickelson Wetlands Memorial

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A habitat project to improve North America's wetland resources for waterfowl and many other species of wildlife.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood Lakes Burial Mounds

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Burial Mounds circa A.D. 300 59 A.D. 1,400 near Oakwood Lakes northwest of Brookings, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersErrington Memorial Marsh 1902 ~ 1962

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Marsh dedicated to Dr. Paul L. Errington, a great American Author, wildlife biologist, and trapper.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOelrichs

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Historical marker commemorating the founding of Town of Oelrichs in southwest South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/7/2007

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Brookings County

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Brookings County was home of roving Indians until 1862. The exploring party of Nicollet, scientist and Fremont, "pathfinder of the west", visited Oakwood Lakes July 1838 leaving the first reliable record.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are about to enter Kingsbury County

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A region of buffaloes and indians until 1870s. Indian mounds are found at Spirit Lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWolsey Notables

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Adolph Friese moved to Wolsey in 1885. He invented a machine to make cement blocks and erected the Friese Hardware Store.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWolsey: A Crossroad of the Heartland

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Wolsey has been a crossroad of the heartland of South Dakota form its begginings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMentor Graham

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Mentor Graham, the man who taught Abraham Lincoln

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 10/30/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedicine Rock

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Indians in the area call this huge rock sacred.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 6/16/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou Are Now on the 100° Meridian

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The 100th Meridian is significant historically.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2007

last visited: 7/18/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTasunka Masa ~ Iron Horse

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Chicago Milwaukee & St. Paul Railroad Depot in Eagle Butte, SD on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/17/2007

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South Dakota Historical Markers"Small Town" by Badger Clark Historic Marker in Faith, SD

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This Historic Marker quotes the words of Badger Clark and gives a short bio of the author.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe People of the Prairies

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Dedicated to the free peoples living on the prairie anywhere and here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Trail Blazers

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Ben Ash Monument describes the first sighting of the Black Hills by the white man along the Bismarck to Deadwood Trail on 26 December 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 7/16/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSlim Butte Area

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80 Square Miles of Nature's Wonders, A National Forest

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 8/7/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBattle of Slim Buttes September 9~10, 1876

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Here the Oglala Chief American Horse was fatally wounded in a fierce two-day battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 8/7/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCrow Buttes

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Crow Buttes is an amazing topographical artifact and the scene of a bizarre battle between the Crow and Sioux Indians in the summer of 1822.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/23/2007

last visited: 8/8/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central

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Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the Future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm to market railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2007

last visited: 9/17/2011

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Hearst Highway

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The Hearst Highway is named for George Hearst who discovered three of the fabled mines of the American West, including the famous Homestake mine.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/9/2007

last visited: 8/15/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWelcome to Belle Fourche ~ The Geological Center of the US

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In 1959 following the admission of Alaska and Hawaii to the Union, the US Coast and Geodetic survey officially designated a point 20 miles north of Belle Forche, SD as the Geographic Center of the Nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/8/2007

last visited: 8/7/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCodington County Courthouse

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An example of Neo-classical architecture with Renaissance exterior elements, the Codington County Courthouse was built by Gray Construction under the direction of architects Freed & Perkins & McWayne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2007

last visited: 8/26/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOld M. & ST. L. Depot Museum

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This depot originally the Rock Island Lines new passenger station and division office building was erected as a joint venture of the Rock Island and the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railroads in 1912.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/3/2007

last visited: 2/3/2014

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