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

Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm

In Memory of Gustavus Norgren

 

— Dedicated to the Early Pioneers of South Dakota —

 
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1. Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Marker
Inscription.  The Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm was organized on April 5th 1956, for the purpose of conducting a research demonstration farm in Southeast South Dakota. It was through the efforts of the Norgren family, farmers, and other interested people in Lincoln, Turner, Union, Clay, Yankton, Bon Homme, Hutchinson, Minnehaha, Charles Mix and adjacent counties that the needed money was raised and the farm purchased. The Farm is operated by the South Dakota State College Experiment Station in co-operation with the Directors of the Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm.
 
Erected 1961 by State of South Dakota. (Marker Number 328.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducationScience & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 5, 1956.
 
Location. 43° 2.627′ N, 96° 54.251′ W. Marker is near Beresford, South Dakota, in Clay County. Marker is on University Road, 3 miles east of State Highway
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2. Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Marker at the SDSU Research Farm
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19, on the right when traveling north. Located at the SDSU Southeast Research Farm. Though the address of the farm is in Beresford, the farm is technically located in Clay County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29974 University Rd, Beresford SD 57004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Memorial Day Order (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bulow Park (approx. 6.7 miles away); Beresford Veterans Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Spirit Mound (approx. 12½ miles away); From Lewis and Clark to the Future (approx. 12½ miles away); Lewis and Clark Were Here...and Here... (approx. 12½ miles away); Lewis and Clark Visit Spirit Mound (approx. 12½ miles away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (approx. 14½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beresford.
 
Also see . . .  South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU website. (Submitted on August 14, 2021.)
 
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August 8, 2021
3. Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm Marker at the SDSU Research Farm
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2021. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on September 21, 2021. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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