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

First General Store in Turner County

 
 
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October 9, 2021
1. First General Store in Turner County Marker
Inscription.  
The first general store
in Turner County
was erected on this site
in 1875 by
Gus and Carrie Gilbert.

Swan Lake was the county
seat of Turner County
from 1859-1883.

 
Erected 1972 by F. N. Gilbert and Sam Lakings. (Marker Number 628.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1875.
 
Location. 43° 13.791′ N, 97° 6.43′ W. Marker is near Hurley, South Dakota, in Turner County. Marker is on 455th Avenue, 0.1 miles north of 287th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hurley SD 57036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First School House in Turner County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swan Lake (approx. 0.4 miles away); Turner County Poor Farm (approx. 9.6 miles away); Irene Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 10˝ miles away); J.W. "Father" Turner (approx. 11.4 miles away); Turner County, South Dakota Veterans Memorial (approx. 11.4 miles away); Southeast South Dakota Experiment Farm (approx. 16.4 miles away).
 
First General Store in Turner County Marker image. Click for full size.
October 9, 2021
2. First General Store in Turner County Marker
First General Store in Turner County Marker, from the south image. Click for full size.
October 9, 2021
3. First General Store in Turner County Marker, from the south
First General Store in Turner County Marker, from the north image. Click for full size.
October 9, 2021
4. First General Store in Turner County Marker, from the north
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2021. This page has been viewed 171 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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