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

Charles Nolin


Charles Nolin Marker image. Click for full size.
October 16, 2021
1. Charles Nolin Marker
Inscription.  This youthful pony mail carrier on the Sidney-Deadwood Gold Trail was ambushed, killed, and scalped in what is now south Sturgis on August 19, 1876. He was buried, next morning, by passing pioneers. On June 7, 1889, local citizens re-interred him here.

Sturgis – Ft. Meade Centennial     1978

Erected 1978 by Sturgis Senior Citizens and Chamber of Commerce Centennial Committee. (Marker Number 556.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 19, 1876.
Location. 44° 24.656′ N, 103° 29.679′ W. Marker is in Sturgis, South Dakota, in Meade County. Marker is at the intersection of Sherman Street and Meade Street, on the right when traveling east on Sherman Street. Located in Bear Butte Cemetery in Sturgis. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sturgis SD 57785, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civilian Conservation Corps Camps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bear Butte (Mato Paha) Indian Camp
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Charles Nolin (approx. 0.9 miles away); Treaties are formed (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Fate of the Mail Carrier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Broken Promises (approx. 0.9 miles away); Charles Nolin, Pony Mail Carrier (approx. 0.9 miles away); Born of Opportunity (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sturgis.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
Charles Nolin Marker <i>(left of tree)</i> image. Click for full size.
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2. Charles Nolin Marker (left of tree)
Charles Nolin Marker image. Click for full size.
October 16, 2021
3. Charles Nolin Marker
Entrance to Bear Butte Cemetery image. Click for full size.
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4. Entrance to Bear Butte Cemetery
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2021. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2021. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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