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Near Redfield in Spink County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Abbie Gardner

 
 
Abbie Gardner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 19, 2017
1. Abbie Gardner Marker
Inscription.


About one mile east of this spot

ABBIE GARDNER

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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pheasant History (a few steps from this marker); Council Rock (a few steps from this marker); Redfield Carnegie Library (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Native AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Abbie Gardner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 19, 2017
2. Abbie Gardner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 162 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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