soldiers and sailors of
W.R.C. No 18.
"Liberty has been bought with a great price"
"The unselfish workers of our country"
"They are beyond the . . . — — Map (db m112644) WM
"If you are able,
Save for them a place
Inside of you
And save one backward glance
When you are leaving
For the places they can
No longer go
Be not ashamed to say
You loved them,
Though you may or
May not have always . . . — — Map (db m112664) HM
Albert D. Sahli is a native of Aberdeen and a 1947 graduate of Aberdeen Central High School. Coach Sahli received his bachelor's degree in 1951 and master's in 1956, both from Northern State University.
Coach Sahli's coaching career began in . . . — — Map (db m112035) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m112670) HM
Clark Swisher was a native of Vermillion, South Dakota and graduated from Vermillion High School in 1934. He want on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in 1938 from the University of South Dakota.
Coach Swisher began his coaching career at high . . . — — Map (db m112037) HM
Don Reshetar is a native of Minneapolis, Minnesota and a 1947 graduate of Minneapolis South High School. Coach Reshetar graduated with his bachelor's degree from Augustana College, in 1951 and master's degree from Northern State University in . . . — — Map (db m112036) HM
Two German language newspapers, Dakota Freie Press (DFP) and Neue Deutsche Presse (NDP), were located a short distance from here at 324 South Main St. Owner and editor, Friedrich Wilheim Sallet, emigrated from East Prussia and published DFP for . . . — — Map (db m90571) HM
This sculpture was commissioned by Absolutely! Aberdeen for the GROW! Campaign. It symbolizes Absolutely! Aberdeen's commitment to promote growth in and around the Aberdeen area. Each piece of the sculpture represents a specific element that we . . . — — Map (db m90799)
James Kretchman is a native of Faulkton, S.D. He first started his Northern experience as a scholar athlete in the 1950's. While playing football under Coach Clark Swisher Coach Kretchman earned Little All-American honors and he is still amongst . . . — — Map (db m112033) HM
Lyman Frank Baum was born May 15, 1856, in Chittenango, New York. He held a variety of jobs from actor to newspaper man to traveling salesman before settling in Aberdeen with his family in 1888.
Baum first opened a variety store called . . . — — Map (db m127270) HM
N.S.U. and his
Efforts for the
Love of athletics
And his desire
Head . . . — — Map (db m112032) HM
At this site on June 22, 1989,
The State Centennial Wagon
Train with 44 wagons made
their noon stop. Over 700
people welcomed the wagon
train with an old fashioned
BBQ and entertainment. — — Map (db m90516) HM
Perhaps our best known group of birds, waterfowl species such as ducks, geese and swans have webbed feet and water repellent feathers that allow them to float and swim easily. Often striking in plumage, waterfowl are found in a variety of watery . . . — — Map (db m102937) HM
Located at the mouth of Elm River, Columbia has a notable history.
Here was the wintering place of Waneta "Cuthead Band"of Yanctonaise Sioux.
Here was the site of the scout's camp from which in 1866, Sam J. Brown
started his famous "ride in . . . — — Map (db m100971) HM
A Wetland Enhancement Project Developed by Ducks Unlimited, Inc. in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the North American Wetlands Conservation Act Council on Sand Lake National Wildlife Refuge to improve North America's . . . — — Map (db m103078) HM
Sand Lake National Wildlife refuge, a 2,498 acre refuge, was established in 1935 to protect critical nesting and migrating habitat for our nation's waterfowl. The James River, which flows through the refuge, was dammed by the Civilian Conservation . . . — — Map (db m102938) HM
This 108-foot tower was built by the Civilian Conservation corps in 1936. The Sand Lake CCC camp ran from 1925 through 1939 and housed several hundred men. They built many of the dikes, fences, and facilities you see on the Refuge today. The . . . — — Map (db m103080) HM
"Over increasingly large areas of the United States, spring now comes unheralded by the return of the birds, and the early mornings are now strangely silent, where once they were filled with the beautiful bird song." Silent Spring, . . . — — Map (db m102940) HM
Looking to the west, the giant Canada goose pens and display pool are below you. In the spring and summer, you'll see the giant Canada geese raising their goslings in the area. Just beyond the goose area is the tree-lined Refuge . . . — — Map (db m103079) HM
Front of Marker
Created with its twin, North Dakota, 2 November 1889, its 77,047 square miles ranks 15th in size. Those square miles include; exceptional corn land in the SE, grass land in the W, wheat land in the N and Productive land all . . . — — Map (db m91959) HM
Camp BF-2 (Sand Lake): 2 1/2 miles W and 2 1/2 miles S at headquarters. Company: 2749--6/28/35 - 7/31/39.
The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal work-relief program during the Great Depression. From 1933 to 1942, the CCC provided work . . . — — Map (db m100979) HM
Ralph Herseth, 1909 - 1969, was born on a ranch near Houghten and grew to manhood here. He graduated from Columbia High School and attended North Dakota State College. As a farmer - rancher, he raised wheat, corn, and Aberdeen Angus cattle and . . . — — Map (db m112630) HM
A Wetland of International Importance (Marker 1)
Wetlands are one of the most important ecosystems on the planet. They improve our quality of life by providing us with clean water, food, flood control, and many forms of recreation. . . . — — Map (db m100980) HM
Madison Gregory was born in Huron County, Ohio in 1848. He married Ester Randall on December 26, 1870 in Kankakee County, Illinois. Three daughters were born to them in Kankakee County-Lillie Gregory Martin, Jennie Gregory, and Ethel Gregory . . . — — Map (db m125356) HM
"Grant Tooker, one of the early settlers, told of the first burial at Westport. In the late fall of 1883 a man named Albright died of consumption. He lived west of town. No one would volunteer to dig the grave, but when Grant's father offered to . . . — — Map (db m125357) HM