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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 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.

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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 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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/25/2007

last visited: 4/21/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Norwegian School

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Frontier Log Cabin used as school and house soldiers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member martinell

location: South Dakota

date approved: 3/19/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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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 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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 7/3/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOl Spot Mortimers Cabin

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This log cabin stands on the original site that it was constructed by Samuel "Ol Spot" Mortimer.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood

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Oakwood was visited in 1838 by Nicollett and Fremont which was the site of a small fort N of Little Round Lake. Richard Pettigrew surveyed the township in September of 1871.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOakwood - Big Sioux River - Volga

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Please read the signs in the pictures for more Information on this historic marker.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 12/25/2010

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So named because of is beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah Sioux Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 2/12/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Pioneer Swiss Colony

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In 1877 a group of Swiss Chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBadus - Original Site

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Lake County in South Dakota.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/12/2007

last visited: 5/10/2009

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota Central, Lake Norden, South Dakota

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Abandoned Railroad Company

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 5/6/2009

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLake Campbell Lutheran Church

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The Lake Campbell Lutheran Congregation was originally the Medary Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Congregation, Brookings County, Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 10/22/2006

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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 MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp

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DSE-224 Company number: 2751 Date: 7/31/1934 Post office: Lake Nordon

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 7/7/2006

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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.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/10/2007

last visited: 8/7/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings

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The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4 1879 when the Northwestern Railroad reached here.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHillcrest Park

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Hillcrest Park is the original tree claim of Marthin Christianson a native of Gjovik Norway who emigrated in 1850 with a large colony, only 12 of whom survived a cholera scourge.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2007

last visited: 2/19/2007

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDe Smet Forest - DeSmet

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DE SMET FOREST Half mile Southeast of De Smet. De Smet Forest was established by the South Dakota Fish Game and Parks Department in 1946.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ridesthewind

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/16/2006

last visited: 8/30/2016

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South Dakota Historical MarkersMedary Townsite ~ 1857 - 58, 1871 - 1879

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he town of Medary was established in the year 1859, the first town in Dakota Territory.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersFirst Convention In Brookings County

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the county, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/23/2006

last visited: 12/9/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBrookings/Moody County Border on Old US Hwy 77

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Border of Brookings and Moody Counties along old US Hwy 77 one mile south of the old town of Medary on 220th Street just west of I-29.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 12/15/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHarvey Dunn, N.A.

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Harvey Dunn was a famous painter of Western life, Marines, and portraits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/21/2006

last visited: 12/8/2006

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWilder Homestead and Birthplace of Rose Wilder Lane

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West of this historical marker on a low hill is the place that Almonzo and Laura Wilder had their claim shanty.

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location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/7/2006

last visited: 7/23/2014

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South Dakota Historical MarkersC. B. Kennedy

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C. B. Kennedy, Founder of Madison and Dakota State College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 12/19/2006

last visited: 3/15/2009

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