Pollock, South Dakota Settlers Plaque/National Bicentennial Wagon Train

Pollock, South Dakota Settlers Plaque/National Bicentennial Wagon Train (HM2498)

Location: Pollock, SD 57648 Campbell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 45° 54.006', W 100° 17.25'

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Pollock, South Dakota Settlers Plaque

The first settlers came to this area
about 1880. LaGrace, 9 miles
southwest, was the first town and
the County seat until 1888, when
It gradually disappeared.
The town of Pollock was founded
In 1901 at the end of the
Soo Line Railroad, named after
R.Y. Pollock, an early settler,
Community leader and lay preacher.

The town was to be flooded
by the Oahe Reservoir
and in 1955 ground was broken
for the present town and its two
churches, Presbyterian and Lutheran.
The old town site, one mile north
of this point, is now covered by
Lake Pocasse.

National Bicentennial Wagon Train



The South Dakota
covered wagon in the
national Bicentennial
Wagon train to
Valley Forge, Pa.,
made its official start
in Pollock on
October 7, 1975,
accompanied by the
North Dakota wagon
and a
Pennsylvania wagon.
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HM NumberHM2498
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Date Added Monday, January 1st, 2018 at 10:02am PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14T E 400126 N 5083753
Decimal Degrees45.90010000, -100.28750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 45° 54.006', W 100° 17.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds45° 54' 0.36000000000001" N, 100° 17' 15" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)605
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-212 Park St, Pollock SD 57648, US
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