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

Medary

 
 
Medary Marker - lower panel image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
1. Medary Marker - lower panel
Inscription.  
(lower panel:)

First Townsite
Dakota Territory
1857

(upper panel:)

This town site was
platted by
H.N. Urmy
John Bippus
C.H. Stearns

Erected by
Dakota Pioneers
and their Posterity

 
Erected 1929 by Dakota Pioneers and their Posterity. (Marker Number 601.)
 
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 year for this entry is 1857.
 
Location. 44° 12.613′ N, 96° 47.244′ W. Marker is near Brookings, South Dakota, in Brookings County. Marker is at the intersection of 471st Avenue and 219th Street, on the right when traveling south on 471st Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookings SD 57006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Convention in Brookings County (a few steps from this marker); Medary Townsite (within shouting distance of this marker);
Medary Marker - upper panel image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
2. Medary Marker - upper panel
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Moody County (approx. one mile away); Brookings County (approx. one mile away); Hagensick's Resort (approx. 3.9 miles away); Lake Campbell Lutheran Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Brookings County South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.8 miles away); Heart of Brookings (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookings.
 
Medary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 5, 2018
3. Medary Marker
Medary Monument and Rededication Marker image. Click for full size.
August 15, 2021
4. Medary Monument and Rededication Marker
Medary Monument Rededication Marker image. Click for full size.
August 15, 2021
5. Medary Monument Rededication Marker
Rededicated July 18, 2021
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 6, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on August 21, 2021. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 6, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.   4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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