Near White Rock in Roberts County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
You Are Entering South Dakota
Annually it ranks in the first ten states in the production of wheat, corn, oats, barley, rye, grass, and cattle. Its Homestake Mine is the greatest gold producer in the western hemisphere.
South Dakota is "economically, physically, recreationally" a State of "infinite variety." Its economy is well balanced.
First visited by white men, Verendrye, in 1743, for
Its highways are well marked; roadside parks frequent; historic markers, such as this, are to be found therein and adjacent to historic sites.
Our motto "Under God the People Rule" is symbolic of life in South Dakota.
and about to enter
our twin State at creation, a great State of the land. Famous for its Red River Valley, wheat and a progressive and self-reliant people.
Erected 1956 by South Dakota State Highway Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical date for this entry is November 2, 1889.
Location. 45° 56.093′ N, 96° 37.115′ W. Marker is near White Rock, South Dakota, in Roberts County. Marker is at the intersection of 478th Avenue (State Highway 127) and 102nd Street, on the right when traveling south on 478th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rosholt SD 57260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roberts County / Richland County, North Dakota (here, next to this marker); District No. 44 SchoolVeteran's Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away in North Dakota).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2021. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 3, 2021. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.