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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 MarkersHazel O'Conner

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Historical Marker at an overlook in Falls Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: South Dakota

date approved: 9/4/2020

last visited: never

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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 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: 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: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersIrrigating Spearfish Valley - Spearfish, SD

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An interactive sign stands in front of the Old City Hall building at 722 N Main St, Spearfish, SD, providing some background on irrigation throughout the area, noting the work done by Robert Evans in creating ditches to help out.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/4/2020

last visited: never

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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 MarkersStockgrowers Bank, Ft. Pierre, South Dakota

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Located at the corner of Deadwood Avenue and Main Avenue. Elevation 1448

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/25/2020

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSouth Dakota State Capitol - Pierre, SD

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A sign placed by the South Dakota State Historical Society provides some history of the state capitol building in front of you, including how it got here, how it has been restored, and even a bit about that lake you see down the block.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: South Dakota

date approved: 6/11/2020

last visited: never

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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 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 MarkersCarl Gunderson: 11th Governor of South Dakota, Mitchell, SD

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This historic marker tells about the 11th Governor of South Dakota and is located in Rotary Park in downtown Mitchell, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/26/2019

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersOle Rölvaag's Writing Cabin

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In this cabin the Norwegian born Ole E. Rölvaag wrote the first draft of "Giants in the Earth", the story of homesteaders in Dakota Territory in the 1870s and 1880s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member EJKPBR

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/28/2019

last visited: 12/7/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersColon Campbell Fur Post

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This is an amazing part of local history that I was not aware of until just recently. Make sure to read the accompanying link/text that describes the man Waneta.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member EJKPBR

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2019

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersYou are entering Day County South Dakota

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This double-sided Historical Marker is on US Hwy 12 about 4 miles east of Waubay, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/3/2017

last visited: 4/8/2017

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South Dakota Historical MarkersHow Come They Called It Presho

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is on the south side of Hwy 16 opposite Oak Avenue in Presho, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/10/2016

last visited: 7/26/2018

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South Dakota Historical MarkersPurple Heart Memorial Highway

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This South Dakota Historical Marker is at the Chamberlain SD Rest Area near MM 266 on I-90 near Chamberlain, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: South Dakota

date approved: 11/9/2016

last visited: 11/11/2019

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South Dakota Historical MarkersThe Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, SD

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Mammoth discovery site in June 1974 near Hot Spings, SD.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member buffalohiker

location: South Dakota

date approved: 10/21/2016

last visited: 11/10/2019

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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 MarkersThe Badlands Gunnery Range - White River Visitor Center, SD

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Parts of this area were used as a gunnery and bombing range during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: South Dakota

date approved: 8/8/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersTretheway Pavilion - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Tretheway Pavilion historical marker and building in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/30/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Community Building - Spearfish, South Dakota

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The Spearfish Community Building was built in 1924.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/30/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Flour Mill - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Two historical markers for the Spearfish Flour Mill. There are four remnant millstones here. The markers are found in the Spearfish Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/30/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSweatman Art Memorial / Finnish Lutheran Church - Lead, South Dakota

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Marker for historic former Lutheran Church in Lead, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/29/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersLown Mercantile - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic commercial building in the Spearfish Historic Commercial District in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersSpearfish Post Office (Old) - Spearfish, South Dakota

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Marker for historic former post office building in Spearfish, South Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: South Dakota

date approved: 1/26/2016

last visited: never

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