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Near Valley Springs in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Tri-State Marker

 
 
Tri-State Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 31, 2017
1. Tri-State Marker Marker
Inscription.


1859
Set at the junction of the states
of Minnesota, Iowa and Dakota Territory
by the Federal Land Office survey
of Minnesota 's western boundary.

Early 1900's
Removed after partial destruction by vandals.

1938
Repaired and reset by adjacent
counties at original site under
direction of US Department of Interior.

1979
Broken from base by vehicle traffic.

1980
Restored and relocated at this site
by the county governments and
historical societies of Lyon County, IA,
Rock County, Minn, and Minnehaha County,
SD flush marker set at original
location 43 30' N.L.

Dedicated to the pioneers
of Siouxland this
26th day of October, 1980.

 
Location. 43° 30.03′ N, 96° 27.211′ W. Marker is near Valley Springs, South Dakota, in Minnehaha County. Marker is at the intersection of 100th St. / 268th St. and 488th Ave., on the right when traveling west on 100th St. / 268th St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valley Springs SD 57068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Minnehaha County (approx.
Tri-State Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, March 31, 2017
2. Tri-State Marker Marker
7.6 miles away); 1908 Palisades Bridge (approx. 13.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 265 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2017, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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