Sturgis in Meade County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Pony Mail Carrier
Was ambushed, Killed
And Scalped on this spot in
Erected 1932 by Society of Black Hills Pioneers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1876.
Location. 44° 24.127′ N, 103° 30.535′ W. Marker is in Sturgis, South Dakota, in Meade County. Marker is at the intersection of Junction Avenue and Harmon Street on Junction Avenue. Located near the Sturgis Regional Hospital. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2140 Junction Ave, Sturgis SD 57785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fate of the Mail Carrier (here, next to this marker); Broken Promises (here, next to this marker); Charles Nolin, Pony Mail Carrier (here, next to this marker); Treaties are formed (a few steps from this marker); Born of Opportunity (a few steps from this marker); The Peace Keeping Post (a few steps Civilian Conservation Corps Camps (approx. 1˝ miles away); Bear Butte (Mato Paha) Indian Camp (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgis.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.