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Near Brookings in Brookings County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Medary

 
 
Medary Marker - lower panel image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
1. Medary Marker - lower panel
Inscription.
(lower panel:)

First Townsite
Dakota Territory
1857

(upper panel:)

This town site was
platted by
H.N. Urmy
John Bippus
C.H. Stearns

Erected by
Dakota Pioneers
and their Posterity


 
Erected 1929 by Dakota Pioneers and their Posterity.
 
Location. 44° 12.613′ N, 96° 47.244′ W. Marker is near Brookings, South Dakota, in Brookings County. Marker is at the intersection of 471st Ave and 219th St, on the right when traveling south on 471st Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookings SD 57006, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Convention in Brookings County (a few steps from this marker); Medary Townsite (within shouting distance of this marker); Moody County (approx. one mile away); Brookings County (approx. one mile away); Brookings County South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); Heart of Brookings (approx. 6.8 miles away); Brookings/Hillcrest Park (approx. 7 miles away); Volga, South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 10˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookings.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Medary Marker - upper panel image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
2. Medary Marker - upper panel
Medary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
3. Medary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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