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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 MarkersCamp J. G. Sturgis, Sturgis, South Dakota

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Just off SD Highway 79 north of Bear Butte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeath of the Bismarck Trail, Sturgis, South Dakota

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On SD Highway 79 just north of Bear Butte. Erected in 1955.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/12/2012

last visited: 6/14/2013

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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 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 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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South Dakota Historical MarkersHeritage

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The Town was named for this military man.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 4/15/2008

last visited: 6/21/2011

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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 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 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 Markers1940 DAR Penny Pines Forest - Lawrence County, SD

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South Dakota Historical Marker at the corner of US 85 and the Polo Loop, between Spearfish and Deadwood, providing some background on the reforestation efforts begun here in 1940 to observe the DAR's fiftieth anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/28/2020

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPreacher Smith of Deadwood Gulch

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Methodist pioneer preacher who lost his life trying to bring medicine & religion to the boon dock.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/20/2008

last visited: 5/30/2020

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South Dakota Historical MarkersWild Bill Hickok - Deadwood, SD

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The second "Wild Bill" statue in town, the other is in the cemetery. Artist for this piece are James Borglum, son of the Mount Rushmore artist and Monique Ziolkowski, daughter of the Crazy Horse Monument artist.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: 7/6/2022

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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: 12/8/2016

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHebrew Hill (Mt. Zion) - Deadwood, SD

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Placed by the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission and the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, a sign in historic Mt. Moriah Cemetery provides some history of Deadwood's Jewish community, and a section they have here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/28/2020

last visited: 6/10/2021

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDeadwood's Chinese Ceremonial Burner - Deadwood, SD

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A sign at the back of Deadwood's historic Mt. Moriah Cemetery provides some history of Deadwood's Chinese community, along with some background on their section here in the cemetery and the replica burner that was placed in 2013.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/29/2020

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersBird's Eye View of Deadwood Gulch (Mt. Moriah Cemetery) - Deadwood, SD

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Placed by the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission, a sign at the back of Deadwood's historic Mt. Moriah Cemetery provides some history of this beautiful overlook, and there is also a useful orientation table.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/24/2020

last visited: 7/6/2022

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Badlands, Deadwood, SD

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Referring to the lower end of Main Street in Deadwood.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/30/2008

last visited: 9/1/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersJewish American Pioneers & Deadwood

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Infamous town of Deadwood's Local Marker about the town history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/29/2008

last visited: 7/22/2022

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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: 9/1/2019

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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: 7/19/2022

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSherman Street & the East Side - Deadwood, SD

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Historic marker on the Adams Museum lawn

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/24/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivic Stability - Deadwood, SD

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This marker stands between the Federal Building and County Courthouse in Deadwood, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/20/2009

last visited: 9/1/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTravis Calvin Halloway

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Story of T.C. Halloway, rodeo star.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/30/2008

last visited: 12/8/2016

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSecond Deadwood Gold Discovery - Deadwood, SD

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I found this historical marker was found when I took a wrong turn from our campground, going to the west outside of town. Not much here in the way of scenery, but very interesting marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/5/2009

last visited: 6/25/2015

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South Dakota Historical MarkersCivilian Conservation Corps Camp BR-2 near Belle Fourche, SD

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CCC Camp near Orman Dam between Newell and Belle Fourche, SD that was established as a drought-relief camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/5/2007

last visited: 3/1/2007

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