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

Colon Campbell Fur Post

 
 
Colon Campbell Fur Post Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 8, 2015
1. Colon Campbell Fur Post Marker
Inscription.
On this spot stood
Colon Campbell Fur Post
1822 - 28
The very important Sioux, Waneta
was born near this place
1794 - 1848

 
Location. 45° 46.757′ N, 98° 35.999′ W. Marker is near Frederick, South Dakota, in Brown County. Marker can be reached from 382nd Ave. 0.1 miles north of 111st St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Just north of where 111th St. runs into 382nd Ave., a dirt track runs east (i.e. to the right when driving north) - the monument is a couple of hundred feet in on this track. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick SD 57441, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Dakota (approx. 11.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Waneta, The Charger: Dakota War Chief, English Captain in the War of 1812. Tuŋwya Tȟokheya presents a biography of Waneta. (Submitted on November 14, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 45 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 13, 2015, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
 
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