Pierre in Hughes County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Charles Hyde's Legacy
19th-century pioneer settlement architecture is evident in the buildings along the Upper Pierre Street Commercial Historic District. Built between 1895 and 1909, many of the structures have Classical Revival details. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the district symbolizes Pierre's bustling commercial start.
Erected by The South Dakota State Historical Society, a Preserve America grant, and the Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern Railroad Corporation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #27 William Howard Taft series list.
Location. 44° 22.097′ N, 100° 21.114′ W. Marker is in Pierre, South Dakota, in Hughes County. Marker is on South Pierre Street south of East Capitol Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Marker is a large composite plaque, mounted at eye-level, directly on the a small building midway between Capitol Avenue and Pleasant Drive, on the east side of Pierre Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pierre SD 57501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First and Only Hanging in Hughes County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Old Hughes County Court House (about 400 feet away); Hughes County Courthouse / Site of First Library in Pierre (about 600 feet away); John Sutherland and the Capital FightsCombat Wounded Veterans (approx. ¼ mile away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. ¼ mile away); South Dakota State Capitol (approx. ¼ mile away); Pierre Was A Cowtown / Reading Brands (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pierre.
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