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Sioux Falls in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Old Yankton Trail and Stage Road

 
 
The Old Yankton Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
1. The Old Yankton Trail Marker
Inscription. Here is preserved the Old Yankton Trail and Stage Road
Over this trail the people of Sioux Falls fled to Yankton under cavalry escort for safety from hostile Sioux Indians, Aug. 28, 1862
 
Erected 1926 by Sophomore Class of the 1926 Sioux Falls College Minnehaha County Historical Society.
 
Location. 43° 31.951′ N, 96° 44.261′ W. Marker is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in Minnehaha County. Marker is on West 22nd street, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. marker is on the campus of the University of Sioux Falls , behind the Norman B. Mears Library, currently (2016) surrounded by a construction site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 West 22nd Street, Sioux Falls SD 57105, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. AAUW Sioux Falls Branch (within shouting distance of this marker); Department of Veterans Affairs (approx. 0.9 miles away); Columbus College (approx. one mile away); Battleship X (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Dubuque House (approx. 2 miles away); Frederick Manfredís “Siouxland” (approx. 2 miles away); The Amidon Affair (approx. 3.2 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
The Old Yankton Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
2. The Old Yankton Trail Marker
Full view of marker; bronze plaque on stone pillar
The Old Yankton Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
3. The Old Yankton Trail Marker
Marker can be seen at a distance; surrounded by protective concrete barriers
The Old Yankton Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, July 12, 2016
4. The Old Yankton Trail Marker
The construction site; Mears Library to the left, 22nd Street crosses behind
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 114 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016.
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