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Wounded Knee in Shannon County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Chief Big Foot Massacre Monument

 
 
Chief Big Foot Massacre Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2004
1. Chief Big Foot Massacre Monument Marker
Inscription. This monument erected by surviving relatives and other Ogallala and Cheyenne River Sioux Indians in memory of the Chief Big Foot Massacre December 29, 1890. Col. Forsyth was in command of the U.S. Troops. Big Foot was a great chief of the Sioux Indians.
 
Location. 43° 8.566′ N, 102° 21.905′ W. Marker is in Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in Shannon County. Marker is on Big Foot Trail (SD 27). Touch for map. The marker is located in the Indian Cemetery near the Wounded Knee Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Wounded Knee SD 57794, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within walking distance of this marker. Massacre of Wounded Knee (approx. 0.9 miles away).
 
Categories. DisastersNative AmericansWars, US Indian
 
Grave marker in the Indian Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 1, 2004
2. Grave marker in the Indian Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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