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De Smet in Kingsbury County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Kingsbury County, S.D.

1880

 
 
Kingsbury County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2018
1. Kingsbury County Marker
Inscription.
Kingsbury County, S.D.
organized
February 18, 1880

Dedicated to
Pioneer Settlers
by the grateful citizens
of the county
June 10, 1930

The best way to recognize an
achievement is to never forget it

 
Erected 1930 by Citizens of Kingsbury County.
 
Location. 44° 23.177′ N, 97° 32.803′ W. Marker is in De Smet, South Dakota, in Kingsbury County. Marker can be reached from Joliet Avenue SE north of 2nd Street SE, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Kingsbury County Courthouse grounds, beside the sidewalk, near the southwest corner of the courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 202 2nd Street SE, De Smet SD 57231, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingsbury County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Waters Land & Loan Company (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Couse Hardware (about 700 feet away); De Smet Forest / De Smet (approx. 1.2 miles away); Harvey Dunn, N.A. (approx. 8.4 miles
Kingsbury County, S.D. Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2018
2. Kingsbury County, S.D. Marker (tall view)
away); KELO-Land Centennial Gold Rush (approx. 8.4 miles away); Harvy Dunn and Grace Ingalls Dow (approx. 8.7 miles away); Manchester (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in De Smet.
 
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at ground-level on a large boulder.
 
Also see . . .
1. Kingsbury County, South Dakota. Kingsbury County is located on the eastern side of South Dakota. The county was created in 1873 and organized in 1880. (Submitted on September 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 

2. Kingsbury County, South Dakota. The county named for brothers George W. and T. A. Kingsbury, descendants of the colonial English Kingsbury family in Boston, Massachusetts. They were prominently involved in the affairs of Dakota Territory and served as elected members of several Territorial Legislatures. (Submitted on September 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Kingsbury County, S.D. Marker (<i>wide view; Kingsbury County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, July 14, 2018
3. Kingsbury County, S.D. Marker (wide view; Kingsbury County Courthouse in background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 3, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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