Near Redfield in Spink County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
About one mile east of this spot
was delivered to her rescuers
on May 30, 1857 after eighty-three
days of captivity among the Sioux
Indians following the Spirit Lake
Massacre in Iowa.
Erected by Charlotte Warrington Turner Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. (Marker Number 545.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Wars, US Indian • Women. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the South Dakota State Historical Society Markers series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1857.
Location. 44° 55.051′ N, 98° 30.738′ W. Marker is near Redfield, South Dakota, in Spink County. Marker is on U.S. 281, 0.4 miles north of 171st St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redfield SD 57469, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pheasant History (a few steps from this marker); Council Rock In Recognition of World War I Veterans (approx. 2.2 miles away); Redfield Carnegie Library (approx. 2.7 miles away); Spink County Courthouse Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.9 miles away); Fisher Grove (approx. 8.1 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 515 times since then and 89 times this year. Last updated on November 8, 2021. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.