Seim, South Dakota
At the time, wagons were the most common form of transportation throughout the area. Contrary to a common belief, Seim was not located on the Bismarck-Deadwood Trail, which was south of the Shadehill area. The wagon trail that led out of Seim can still be found to the south of the reservoir.
By 1918, most of the residents had moved because of the routing of the railroad to the north and the building of the highway to the east. This left little Seim nearly a ghost town by the dam was constructed.
Erected 2018 by South Dakota, Game, Fish and Parks.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hugh Glass (here, next to this marker); Shadehill Dam & Reservoir (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Hugh Glass (a few steps from this marker); Hugh Glass - Adventurer (approx. 1.1 miles away); Welcome to the Grand River National Grassland (approx. 4.3 miles away); Public Land Surveying (approx. 4.3 miles away); Great Plains Weather: Land of Extremes (approx. 4.3 miles away); From Bison to Cattle (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shadehill.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.