Near Frederick in Brown County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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Annually it ranks in the first ten states in the production of wheat,, corn, oats, barley, rye, grass, and cattle. Its Homestake Mine is the greatest gold producer in the western hemisphere.
South Dakota is "Economically, Physically, Recreationally" a state of "Infinite Variety." Its economy is well balanced.
First visited by white men, Verendrye, in 1743, for a century it was a fur traders paradise with a most romantic history.
It's highways are well marked; roadside parks frequent historic markers such as this, are to be found therein and adjacent to historic sites. Our Motto "Under God the People Rule" is symbolic of life in
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Our twin State at creation, a great State of the land. Famous for its Red River Valley, wheat and progressive and self-reliant people.
Erected 1955 by South Dakota state Highway Commission.
Location. 45° 56.031′ N, 98° 31.68′ W. Marker is near Frederick, South Dakota, in Brown County. Marker is on U.S. 281 ¼ mile south of 102nd St Southeast, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick SD 57441, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colon Campbell Fur Post (approx. 11.2 miles away).
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.