Ol Spot Mortimers Cabin
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 44° 27.302 W 096° 59.421
14T E 659886 N 4924378
Quick Description: This log cabin stands on the original site that it was constructed by Samuel "Ol Spot" Mortimer.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/5/2006 9:19:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMGHX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GPX Navigators
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Long Description:
Samuel was a shoemaker who came here from New York. In 1869 he found his way to Oakwood Lakes which was a trappers paradise. Samuel built this cabin and lived here for the next 5 years.
By 1874 his traplines were declining. So he built a sawmill and he played an important roll in providing lumber for many of houses and area businesses.
After the death of his wife Samuel left here and moved to Yankton Dakota Territory where he married his next wife. They moved back to the cabin and lived there until 1886 at which time they sold the cabin and 1200 acres for $1,800.
Marker Name: Ol Spot Mortimers Cabin

Marker Type: Other

Marker Text: Not listed

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