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Sioux Falls in Minnehaha County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Falls Park Bridge

May, 1977

 
 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 27, 2017
1. Falls Park Bridge Marker
Inscription.

Through the combined efforts of the Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation Board, the Northern States Power company, and the River Improvement Society (Rise). This bridge is dedicated to the people of Sioux Falls to provide better access to the city's namesake so that all can see and understand the beauty of the falls of the Big Sioux River.

Rick W. Knobe, Mayor

Vern Winegarden, Commissioner
David A. Witte, Commissioner


Parks & Recreation Board

Richard Year
Richard Sweetman
Winnie Smith
Gordon Stewart
Gene Paul Kean


Kenneth J. Munro
Superintendent of Parks & Recreation

 
Erected 1977.
 
Location. 43° 33.448′ N, 96° 43.336′ W. Marker is in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in Minnehaha County. Marker can be reached from North Weber Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in Falls Park. Marker is in this post office area: Sioux Falls SD 57104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monarch of the Plains (within shouting distance of this marker); The Promise of Electricity (within shouting distance of this marker); Legacy of Ice and Rock
Falls Park Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 27, 2017
2. Falls Park Bridge Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hazel O'Connor (about 300 feet away); In the Name of Progress (about 300 feet away); Artisans at the Falls (about 300 feet away); Prison Quarry (about 300 feet away); Hive of the Queen City (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sioux Falls.
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsParks & Recreational Areas
 
Falls Park Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 27, 2017
3. Falls Park Bridge
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2018, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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