Hospital Historical

Hospital Historical (HM1WT4)

Location: Eden, SD 57232 Marshall County
Country: United States of America

N 45° 39.5', W 97° 31.851'

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Constructed in 1887

During the Roaring Twenties, the Fort was leased for use as a hunting lodge. The hospital became the club room and main gathering place. Sportsmen came to hunt prairie chickens and ducks. For the poor marksmen, and for those who had more interest in poker, a professional hunter was hired to shoot the birds.


Guests also enjoyed boating on nearby lakes. There was even a putting green on the parade grounds.

Journal Entry

Sun. Nov. 26, 1865. Doc and Sep up all night gambling. Blowers and Peterson each made $25 tonight playing "Honest-John."
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HM NumberHM1WT4
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 9:04am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 614457 N 5057136
Decimal Degrees45.65833333, -97.53085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 39.5', W 97° 31.851'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 39' 30" N, 97° 31' 51.06" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Hwy 5, Eden SD 57232, US
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