Near Hayes in Stanley County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Plum Creek Waterhole
was best in the territory over 100 years ago. At that time there was a telegraph station, a road ranch, & the Deadwood Stage changed horses here. 3 famous old trails crossed here - Deadwood Trail - Ft Bennet Army trail to Neb. - Cherrycreek Indian Trail to Rosebud.
Erected 1951 by Matt A. Brown Chamberlain.
Location. 44° 20.457′ N, 101° 7.653′ W. Marker is near Hayes, South Dakota, in Stanley County. Marker is on U.S. 14 2 miles south of State Route 34, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hayes SD 57537, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Western Highway (approx. 7.8 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.