Near Lake City in Marshall County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Quartermaster and Commissary Building
The log building had a shingled roof and was 145' long and 24' wide. A storage cellar sat under on-third of the building. While large, the building was not well constructed. Rain and snow blew through the roof and damaged supplies.
When the fort went from a four company to a two company post, supplies were moved into the drier south barracks. The log quartermaster building continued to be used for storage until it was dismantled in the 1890s.
Location. 45° 39.431′ N, 97° 31.821′ W. Marker is near Lake City, South Dakota, in Marshall County. Marker can be reached from 434th Ave. 1½ miles south of 118th Stret. The Marker is located .1 mile from the parking lot on the main foot path. 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. The Laundress Quarters (a few steps from this marker); Adjutants Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Guard House (within shouting distance of this marker); Magazine (within Andrew Jackson Fisk Historic Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); South Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sisseton (within shouting distance of this marker); Officers' Quarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
Also see . . . Fort Sisseton State Historic Park. (Submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 96 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 3, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.