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

Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye

'River Bend Church'

 
 
Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye Marker image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2021
1. Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye Marker
Inscription.  
Organized by Dakota Indian Presbytery Oct. 3, 1869 with 47 members

Name changed in 1879 to First Presbyterian Church
Building constructed in 1873
Restoration completed in 2003

The oldest continuously used church in the state of South Dakota
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNative Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
 
Location. 44° 4.094′ N, 96° 35.134′ W. Marker is near Flandreau, South Dakota, in Moody County. Marker can be reached from 481st Avenue (State Highway 13) 0.2 miles north of 229th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22882 481st Avenue, Flandreau SD 57028, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dakota Akicita Wokisye / Dakota Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Flandreau Christian Indian Community (about 400 feet away); Flandreau Indian High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Waxdahl Claim Shack (approx. 1.3 miles away); Riverbend Meeting House
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(approx. 1.3 miles away); Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Depot (approx. 1.3 miles away); Jones School District #60 (approx. 1.3 miles away); Flandreau (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Flandreau.
 
Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye Marker at First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
September 5, 2021
2. Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye Marker at First Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2021, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 164 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on September 7, 2021. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2021. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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