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Aberdeen in Brown County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Baird Park

 
 
Baird Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2017
1. Baird Park Marker
Inscription.

Dedicated to the memory of
Kent and Vera Baird
Prominent Residents of Aberdeen from 1925 - 1980

This portion of the Baird farm was donated by Roger, Virginia and Howard Baird in 2001 to the citizens of Aberdeen for their use as a park and recreational area in recognition of the wonderful childhood and educational experiences they received growing p in Aberdeen. They hope, cherished memories will be created here long into the future by children of all ages.


 
Location. 45° 29.402′ N, 98° 27.598′ W. Marker is in Aberdeen, South Dakota, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from 24th Ave NE 0.3 miles west of Roosevelt St N. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1715 24th Ave. NE, Aberdeen SD 57401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Northern Railroad Depot (approx. 2.1 miles away); Aberdeen, South Dakota Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); GROW! Aberdeen, SD - Absolutely! Aberdeen (approx. 2.2 miles away); L. Frank Baum, Author (approx. 2.9 miles away); Leo J. Weber (approx.
Baird Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 18, 2017
2. Baird Park Marker
2.9 miles away); Andrew Melgaard (approx. 3.2 miles away); F.W. Sallet and the Dakota Freie Presse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Clark Swisher (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aberdeen.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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