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Hayes in Stanley County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Early Western Highway

 
 
Early Western Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 10, 2016
1. Early Western Highway Marker
Inscription. Fur trade route from Missouri River, Ft. Tecumseh (Pierre) to Ft. William (1832). John (1834) later Laramie via Badlands Pass S of Scenic and White and Niobrara Rivers. Harney’s Expedition (1855) to overawe the Sioux and 1876-88 Stage and Wagon Route, Ft. Pierre to Deadwood.
 
Location. 44° 22.3′ N, 100° 58.575′ W. Marker is in Hayes, South Dakota, in Stanley County. Marker is on U.S. 14 0.1 miles west of Diamond Willow Pl. 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. Plum Creek Waterhole (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Early Western Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 10, 2016
2. Early Western Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 304 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 5, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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