Sioux Falls in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
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. Touch 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. AAUW Sioux Falls Branch (within shouting distance of this marker); Drs. Van Demark (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pillars of the Nation (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lady Liberty (approx. ¾ mile away); Sioux Falls Municipal Band (approx. ¾ mile away); Helen Gale McKennan (approx. ¾ mile Department of Veterans Affairs (approx. 0.9 miles away); The First School House 1873 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux Falls.
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 29, 2016, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.