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

In Memory of Hugh Glass

 
 
In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, January 8, 2021
1. In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker
Inscription.  
Built by
Perkins County Old-Timers’ Ass’n in 1939

In Memory of
Hugh Glass

Hunter with Ashley’s Fur Traders, mauled by a grizzly bear while camping at the forks of Grand River north of Bison in 1823. Left for dead, he survived, crawled south between present towns of Bison and Meadow, hiding from Indians by day, to Fort Kiowa 150 miles away.

Dr. John Neihart tells the tale in
“The Song of Hugh Glass.”


 
Erected 1939 by Perkins County Old-Timers Assn., Bison Commercial Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsNative Americans.
 
Location. 45° 31.423′ N, 102° 27.799′ W. Marker is in Bison, South Dakota, in Perkins County. Marker is at the intersection of East Carr Street and First Avenue East, on the left when traveling east on East Carr Street. Located in front of the Bison High School. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 E Carr St, Bison SD 57620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Hugh Glass.
In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, January 8, 2021
2. In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker
(Submitted on January 8, 2021.)
 
In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Connor Olson, January 8, 2021
3. In Memory of Hugh Glass Marker
Hugh Glass attacked by bear. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Hugh Glass attacked by bear.
Illustration of Hugh Glass and his legendary bear attack published at the time for a newspaper.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2021, by Connor Olson of Lemmon, South Dakota.   4. submitted on January 8, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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