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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 MarkersWestberry Trails Fire

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Interpretive sign at a roadside pullout on a forest fire lookout describing the event with data on forest fires.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/21/2015

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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 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 MarkersRapid City Founders Camp Site

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Near a perpendicular sandstone cliff, a short distance North of this sign and across Rapid Creek was the first camp of those hardy pioneers who founded Rapid City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 1/30/2013

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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 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 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 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 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 MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp F-2 near Horse Creek

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CCC Camp F-2 near Horse Creek and Sheridan Lake performed work projects supervised by the USDA Forest Service.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/24/2006

last visited: 10/1/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSheridan ~ 1875 - 1942

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Sheridan, located 1/2 mile NE from this sign is now 30 feet under water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/12/2007

last visited: 8/20/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp F-17

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CCC Camp F-17 was part of the National Work Relief Program and specifically to renovate forests and create more recreational areas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 11/6/2006

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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: 11/10/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersGutzon Borglum - Keystone, SD

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A 1973 South Dakota historical marker stands on the north side of SD 244, in view of Mt. Rushmore, providing a mini-biography of its creator, Gutzon Borglum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/23/2020

last visited: 6/7/2020

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHill City Depot - Hill City, SD

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The 1880 Train is the oldest continuously operating tourist train. It stops at the Hill City Depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/14/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersProfile in Granite - Keystone, SD

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An interpretive sign stands in a roadside pullout along SD 244, providing a little background on George Washington's profile, of which you get a great view while standing here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/23/2020

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Pigtail Bridges

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There are multiple of these pigtail bridges on the way south on US16-ALT from Mount Rushmore National Memorial. It is certainly one of the most scenic ways away from the monument. Be sure to look back to see Rushmore framed through the one-lane tunnels.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member S5280ft

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/16/2006

last visited: 9/1/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPeter Norbeck 1870 - 1936

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Peter Norbeck Overlook, Historic Marker, and Wildlife Preserve on the Custer to Keystone National Byway, US Hwy 16A aka Iron Mountain Road, near Mt. Rushmore National Monument in the Black Hills of SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/14/2007

last visited: 8/31/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCIVILIAN CONSERVATION CORPS CAMP

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Metal historical sign along road.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member hooahextreme

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/6/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Camp Corp ~ Camp SP-4 Custer

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SP-4 4/21/1936 Custer SD

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/9/2006

last visited: 7/25/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersIt, "The Star Spangled Banner," Started Here

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On this parade ground in 1892 "The Star Spangled Banner" got its impetus to become the National Anthem.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 8/6/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCharles Nolin, Pony Mail Carrier

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Charles "Red" Nolin, pony mail carrier on the Sidney-Deadwood trail, was ambushed, killed, and scalped here by Indians on August 19, 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 7/10/2016

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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 MarkersBear Butte, Mountain of Plains Indians

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Known as Nowawaste by the Cheyenne and Mato Paha by the Sioux, this is a spectacular 4,422 foot high volcanic bubble that dominates the high plains upon which it rises 1,200 feet above.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 7/23/2013

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camps D-Army-1 and SCS-6 (Fechner)

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D-Army-1, the only camp in South Dakota where work was supervised by the U.S. Army, made physcial improvements to Fort Meade. SCS-6 demonstrated the value of contour and strip farming, shelter belts, stock dams, and pasture furrows to reduce erosion

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/11/2007

last visited: 6/21/2011

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