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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CJU_molyneux-cabin_Philip-SD.html
Molyneux Cabin. Built in the Black Hills by Cyrus M. Molyneux in 1888. Moved in 1896 to North Fork, in Haakon County. Three terms of school were held in it with Molyneux as teacher. Donated by Allen Gee. Reconstruction completed, on Museum plot in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CHK_comanche-park_Custer-SD.html
Comanche Park. Comanche, an Indian mustang ridden by Captain Keogh, Seventh U.S. Cavalry, was named for the Comanche Indians, from whom he was captured. The buckskin horse proved dependable under fire and was ridden by Keogh during the ill-fate…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CGH_harney-peak-lookout_Keystone-SD.html
Harney Peak Lookout. The Harney Peak fire lookout, dam and pumphouse were built by the CCC in 1939 and are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Harney Peak Elevation is 2207 meters (7242 ft). The peak is the highest poi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CA3_phillips-to-the-falls_Sioux-Falls-SD.html
The realization of a grand vision to restorethe natural beauty of our city's most historicand important landmark Falls Park is the city's historic birthplace. The almost mystical allure of the falls has always been a powerful influence. Sioux Fal…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CA2_howard-public-library_Howard-SD.html
(side 1) The Howard Public Library was the first public library chartered in Dakota Territory. Charter No. 1 was issued to the Ladies Library Association of Howard on January 8, 1886, by M.L. McCormick, Territorial Secretary. In 1889, the City of…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CA1_fedora-independent-consolidated-school-district-no-1_Fedora-SD.html
Around 1895 the first Fedora village school was the Root School located in section 9 later moved to section 10. In 1905 a new two story wood school was built and used for grades one through ten located two blocks south of this marker on the west s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CA0_the-crash-of-the-flying-sioux_Fedora-SD.html
(side 1) On June 13, 1943, three B-17 bombers of the 393rd Bomb Group — the "Flying Sioux" — left the Sioux City, Iowa, airbase on a routine training mission. The pilots of flights 446, 750 and 790 flew rigorously for three …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C9W_verendrye-tablet-site_Fort-Pierre-SD.html
Here on March 30, 1743, the Verendryes buried a lead tablet to claim this region for France. This tablet found on Feb. 16, 1913, is the first written record of the visit of white men to South Dakota. Erected by State Historical Society and Ft. Pi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C9V_jerauld-county-courthouse_Wessington-Springs-SD.html
This courthouse was built in 1930 at a cost of $120,000. It had an unusual design for a courthouse at that time, being Modern American instead of Classical. The exterior is brick, trimmed with Bedford Stone. The interior has terrazzo floors, wains…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2C9U_translation-of-the-verendrye-plate_Fort-Pierre-SD.html
Front "In the twenty-sixth year of the reign of Louis XV, the most illustrious Lord, the Lord Marquis of Beauharnois being Viceroy, 1741, Pierre Gaultier de La Verendrye placed this." Back Placed by the Chevalier Verendrye (his …
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