Constructed in 1865
Low morale often led to discipline problems at the Fort. For disobeying orders, a soldier may have been forced to "ride" the wooden horse. Serious infractions resulted in time spent in the guard house.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1863.
Location. 45° 39.415′ N, 97° 31.84′ W. Marker is in Eden, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Avenue 1˝ miles south of 118th Stret. The Marker is located 500 feet from the parking lot on the main foot path. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11907 434th Ave, Eden SD 57232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Magazine (here, next to this marker); Andrew Jackson Fisk Historic Trail (a few steps from this marker); Adjutant's Office
Also see . . . Fort Sisseton State Historic Park. (Submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 369 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on December 8, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.