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Charles N. Herreid Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, July 20, 2018
Charles N. Herreid Marker
South Dakota (McPherson County), Eureka — Charles N. HerreidFourth Governor of South Dakota — 1901-1904
Born in Dane County, Wisconsin, October 20th, 1857, he graduated from Galesville College and in 1882 from the Law School of the University of Wisconsin and came to Leola, McPherson County, Dakota. He was elected Register of Deeds and County . . . — Map (db m120502) HM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Eureka — Eureka, South Dakota
Honoring the People of the Eureka Area. Greatest Primary Wheat Market in the World 1887-1902 Eureka, S.D. 1887-1987 — Map (db m120501) HM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Eureka — Eureka, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
This Memorial is Dedicated to the Veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces who Served and Performed Their Patriotic Duty in Defense of Our Country and Freedom. Let us Always Remember Them for Their Dedication, Courage, and . . . — Map (db m120497) HM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Leola — Dan Ashe Waterfowl Production AreaHonoring a Commitment to Conservation of the Prairie Pothole Region
Disappearing Waterfowl Habits The prairies of the Great Plain once stretched from horizon to horizon-a rolling, grass-covered landscape filled, spring through fall with millions of birds. Starting in the 19th century, this habitat began . . . — Map (db m120528) HM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Leola — Leola, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
We Remember Those Who Served — Map (db m120533) WM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Leola — Prairie PotholesA haven for Waterfowl
When the last Glaciers receded from the Northern Great Plains 10,000 years ago, they left behind shallow depressions called "potholes." Some of these prairie potholes hold water temporarily, while others hold water year-round. These wetlands . . . — Map (db m120531) HM
South Dakota (McPherson County), Leola — Samuel H. Ordway, Jr. Memorial Prairie
Temperate Grasslands A temperate grassland known as prairie once rolled across one-fifth of North America from Texas to Canada, the Rockies to Illinois and provided habitat for a multitude of distinct plants and animals. The Samuel . . . — Map (db m126905) HM

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