Sioux Falls in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Helen Gale McKennan
1841 - 1906
speculator in Sioux Falls,
recognized a need for
city parks. She donated
her home and 20 acres of
adjacent land in 1906 to
become what is now
known as McKennan Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Parks & Recreational Areas • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1906.
Location. 43° 31.823′ N, 96° 43.363′ W. Marker is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in Minnehaha County. Marker is located in McKennan Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 S 3rd Ave, Sioux Falls SD 57105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sioux Falls Municipal Band (within shouting distance of this marker); A Park Born in Controversy / McKennan Park Zoo (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lady Liberty (about 600 feet away); The Miniature Village (about 700 feet away); Pillars of the Nation (about 800 Col. Melvin Grigsby (1845-1917) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Patrick Henry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lost Bird (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux Falls.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 28, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 28, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 28, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.