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Chamberlain in Brule County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004

 
 
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 11, 2017
1. Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker
Inscription.  This Corps of Discovery II marker commemorates the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The geographic position of this marker has been established using the satellite-based Global Positioning System. This marker is part of the National Spatial Reference System, which is the standard used for positioning, mapping, and navigation In the United States. The position of this marker is at Latitude 43 degrees 47 minutes 13.66 seconds North and Longitude 99 degrees 20 minutes 18.16 seconds West. The elevation of the marker is 1718 feet above mean sea level. This marker was set in cooperation with the South Dakota Society of Professional Land Surveyors, South Dakota Department of transportation, and National Geodetic Survey.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition series list.
 
Location. 43° 47.227′ N, 99° 20.304′ W. Marker is in Chamberlain, South Dakota, in Brule County. Marker can be reached from
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 12, 2017
2. Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004 Marker
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Interstate 90 at milepost 263. Marker is about 100 ft up a trail near the Dignity Statue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chamberlain SD 57325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Missouri River Bridges of South Dakota (here, next to this marker); Dignity (within shouting distance of this marker); Sojourn at Camp Pleasant (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Purple Heart Memorial Highway (about 400 feet away); Mount Rushmore National Memorial (about 400 feet away); World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell (about 400 feet away); State Capitol - Pierre (about 400 feet away); Lewis & Clark Memorial Bridge at Chamberlain (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chamberlain.
 
Dignity Statue image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 11, 2017
3. Dignity Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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