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

First Building at Yankton Site

May 1858

 
 
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1. First Building at Yankton Site Marker
Inscription.  C. J. Holman, for a Sioux City group, rivals of Frost, Todd & Co.'s Upper Missouri Land Company came in March 1858, was run off by threatening Indians but returned in May and built cabin, after fracas with F. T. & Co. employees and lived there till September when Major Lovell, U.S.A. ousted him again. Cabin near this marker.
 
Erected 1960 by Yaggie Mills, Yankton. (Marker Number 308.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1858.
 
Location. 42° 52.179′ N, 97° 23.238′ W. Marker is in Yankton, South Dakota, in Yankton County. Marker is at the intersection of East 3rd Street and Mulberry Street on East 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 220 Mulberry St, Yankton SD 57078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trial of Jack McCall for Murder of "Wild Bill" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Francois Picotte (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Territorial Capital (approx.
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0.2 miles away); First Capitol Building of Dakota Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sculpting the Landscape (approx. ¼ mile away); The Lewis & Clark Expedition (approx. ¼ mile away); Cramer - Kenyon Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Yankton Riverboats (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yankton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2021. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 20, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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