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

The Continental Divide

 
 
The Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 3, 2016
1. The Continental Divide Marker
Inscription.  

The Continental Divide
between
Hudson Bay and Gulf of Mexico


 
Erected 1955 by Sisseton Chamber of Commerce and State Highway Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Features.
 
Location. 45° 39.591′ N, 96° 55.247′ W. Marker is near Sisseton, South Dakota, in Roberts County. Marker is on 119th St., 0.3 miles south of 464th Ave., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sisseton SD 57262, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ancient River Warren Channel (approx. 4 miles away); Travare (approx. 4 miles away); Wadsworth Trail (approx. 5½ miles away in Minnesota); Browns Valley (approx. 5½ miles away in Minnesota); Samuel Jerome Brown (approx. 5.9 miles away in Minnesota); Sam Brown Log House (approx. 5.9 miles away in Minnesota); Roberts County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Stones from Log Flour Mill (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sisseton.
 
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The Continental Divide Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 3, 2016
2. The Continental Divide Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 219 times this year. Last updated on July 5, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Sep. 28, 2022