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

The Yankton Stockade Site

 
 
The Yankton Stockade Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
1. The Yankton Stockade Site Marker
Inscription.  
This boulder marks the site of
The Yankton Stockade
in which the people of the
surrounding country took refuge
during the Sioux Outbreak of 1862

 
Erected 1917 by Daniel Newcomb Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 303.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 42° 52.183′ N, 97° 23.805′ W. Marker is in Yankton, South Dakota, in Yankton County. Marker is at the intersection of West 3rd Street and Broadway Avenue (U.S. 81), on the right when traveling east on West 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 321 W 3rd 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. Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Courthouse Memorial (a few steps from this marker); First Dakota National Bank of Yankton (about 300 feet away, measured
The Yankton Stockade Site Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
2. The Yankton Stockade Site Marker
Near Yankton County Government Center
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in a direct line); West Wall / Yankton Stockade (about 500 feet away); Pierre Dorion, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); William H. McMaster (approx. ¼ mile away); Meridian Bridge Connects Continent from North to South (approx. ¼ mile away); Trial of Jack McCall for Murder of "Wild Bill" (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yankton.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Dakota War of 1862. (Submitted on August 2, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Nearby Company A Dakota Militia Roster Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
3. Nearby Company A Dakota Militia Roster Marker
Erected 1936 by Daniel Newcomb Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution
Nearby Company A Dakota Militia Roster Marker image. Click for full size.
July 18, 2021
4. Nearby Company A Dakota Militia Roster Marker
Located just east of The Yankton Stockade site marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2021. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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