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Seim in Perkins County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Hugh Glass

1828-1928

 
 
Hugh Glass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Connor Olson, July 17, 2020
1. Hugh Glass Marker
Inscription.  
This alter to courage
was erected August 1, 1923
by the Neihart Club
in honor of
Hugh Glass
who wounded and deserted
here began to crawl to
Fort Kiowa
in the fall of 1823

 
Erected 1923 by Neihart Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
 
Location. 45° 45.416′ N, 102° 13.799′ W. Marker is in Seim, South Dakota, in Perkins County. Marker is on Ketterlings Loop Road, 0.7 miles North Cabin Road. Located in the Shadehill State Recreation Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lemmon SD 57638, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shadehill Dam & Reservoir (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Hugh Glass (here, next to this marker); Seim, South Dakota (a few steps from this marker); Hugh Glass - Adventurer (approx. 1.1 miles away); Welcome to the Grand River National Grassland (approx.
Hugh Glass Marker with Shadehill Reservoir in background. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Connor Olson, July 17, 2020
2. Hugh Glass Marker with Shadehill Reservoir in background.
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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).
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Hugh Glass. (Submitted on July 18, 2020.)
 
Illustration of Hugh Glass and his legendary bear attack. image. Click for full size.
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3. Illustration of Hugh Glass and his legendary bear attack.
 
 
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 140 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.   3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022