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

Christ Church

Mother Episcopal Church of the Dakotas

 
 
Christ Church Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
1. Christ Church Marker
Inscription.  
Founded in 1861
by
The Rev. Melancthon Hoyt, D.D., LL. D.
First Missionary to Settle in
Dakota Territory
This Building is the Third
Church Home of
The Yankton Episcopal Parish.

 
Erected 1983. (Marker Number 324.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 42° 52.417′ N, 97° 23.562′ W. Marker is in Yankton, South Dakota, in Yankton County. Marker is at the intersection of West 6th Street and Douglas Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West 6th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 517 Douglas Ave, 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. Cramer - Kenyon Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Capitol Building of Dakota Territory (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Territorial Capital (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trial of Jack McCall for Murder of "Wild Bill"
Christ Church & Marker, from the northeast image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
2. Christ Church & Marker, from the northeast
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(approx. ¼ mile away); First Dakota National Bank of Yankton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Courthouse Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Yankton Stockade Site (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yankton.
 
Christ Church & Eastside Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
3. Christ Church & Eastside Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 23, 2021. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Last updated on July 25, 2021. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 23, 2021. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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