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Near Sisseton in Roberts County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

The Continental Divide

 
 
The Continental Divide Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 4, 2016
1. The Continental Divide Marker Marker
Inscription.  

The Continental Divide
between
Hudson Bay and Gulf of Mexico

 
Erected 1955 by Sisseton Chamber of Commerce and State Highway Commission. (Marker Number 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list.
 
Location. 45° 48.902′ N, 97° 1.265′ W. Marker is near Sisseton, South Dakota, in Roberts County. Marker is on South Dakota Route 127, 10 miles north of South Dakota Route 10. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sisseton SD 57262, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scandia (approx. 5.2 miles away); Glacial Lakes Rest Area (approx. 9.9 miles away); Sieche Hollow (approx. 10.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Continental Divide (approx. 11.8 miles away); Two Brothers (approx. 13.2 miles away); Two Sisters (approx. 13.2 miles away); Two Companions (approx. 13.2 miles away).
 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 4, 2016
2. The Continental Divide Marker Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on July 16, 2021. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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