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Near Lake City in Marshall County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Fort Sisseton

 
 
Fort Sisseton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
1. Fort Sisseton Marker
Inscription.  
Rebuilt by
State of
South Dakota
and
Works Progress
Administration
WPA Project Number 3384
Nineteen Thirty Nine


Centennial Time Capsule
In Cement Block, beneath this Marker
Placed July 35, 1984 - To be opened at
Bicentennial Observance of Fort Sisseton
July 25, 2064
Norteast South Dakota Lake
Region Association
Centennial Committee
R.B. Swanberg, Chairman
Robert D. Soule, Secretary
Kenneth M. Baukol, Treasurer
Jack Adams ... Robert Perry
Charles L. Card ... William D. Hauck
Herman P. Chilson ... Leslle R. Stillson

 
Erected 1939 by Works Progress Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles
Centennial Time Capsule image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
2. Centennial Time Capsule
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Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Time Capsules, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 45° 39.462′ N, 97° 31.832′ W. Marker is near Lake City, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Ave.. This marker is located at the Fort Sisseton State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11907 434th Ave, Lake City SD 57247, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. South Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Adjutant's Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Library-Schoolhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); The Laundress Quarters (within shouting distance of this marker); North Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Doctor's Residence (within shouting distance of this marker).
 
WPA and Centennial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
3. WPA and Centennial Plaque
Fort Sisseton image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
4. Fort Sisseton
Fort Sisseton image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
5. Fort Sisseton
Fort Sisseton image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, December 6, 2015
6. Fort Sisseton
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 252 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 16, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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