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Midland Pioneer Museum Marker (<i>wide view; 1906 Chicago & North Western Depot in background</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 18, 2016
Midland Pioneer Museum Marker (wide view; 1906 Chicago & North Western Depot in background)
South Dakota (Haakon County), Midland — Midland Pioneer Museum
This building is the Chicago Northwestern Depot built in 1906. This was also the year the railroad was built into Midland. It was purchased by the Midland Pioneer Museum Association in 1974 and moved from its site along the railroad tracks about 600 . . . — Map (db m124093) HM
South Dakota (Haakon County), Midland — 504 — Town of Midland
(side 1) In 1889 South Dakota was admitted to the union and western South Dakota was opened for settlement. The next year surveying was conducted throughout the summer and the town of Midland, named for its location halfway between the . . . — Map (db m124087) HM
South Dakota (Haakon County), Philip — Civilian Conservation Corps Camps
Camps NP-2: 8 miles S of Wall on SD 240. 13 miles W (1 mile W of Sage Creek); and NP-3: 3/4 mile S. of Cedar Pass Visitor Center. Company: 2754 (NP-2) -- 11/1/39 - 10/24/41; (NP-3) -- 10/24.41 - 3/25/42.

The Civilian Conservation Corps was a . . . — Map (db m45287) HM

South Dakota (Haakon County), Philip — Dakota, Minnesota and Eastern
On June 2, 1983, a meeting to save rail service was organized by area shippers and community leaders at the American Legion Hall in Philip that began a three year struggle which culminated in the creation of the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern . . . — Map (db m125975) HM
South Dakota (Haakon County), Philip — Molyneux Cabin
Built in the Black Hills by Cyrus M. Molyneux in 1888. Moved in 1896 to North Fork, in Haakon County. Three terms of school were held in it with Molyneux as teacher. Donated by Allen Gee. Reconstruction completed, on Museum plot in 1982. . . . — Map (db m125166) HM
South Dakota (Haakon County), Philip — Typical Sod House Homesteader
Edgar I. Brown, born in 1854, came here with wife, Alice, and son, Charles, to homestead in the Badlands when he was 55. Their first and only home was a side hill, sod wall, dirt roofed house. About it they built up a humble homestead. Intact today, . . . — Map (db m45288) HM

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