“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Perkins County South Dakota Historical Markers

Ole S. Quammen Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, August 15, 2017
Ole S. Quammen Marker
South Dakota (Perkins County), Lemmon — Ole S. QuammenIn Memory of
father of Mrs. Harry C. Olson, the creator and donor of this, the world's largest Petrified Wood Park of its kind. Mr. Quammen's picture is displayed in the museum. — Map (db m113240) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Meadow — Bismark-Deadwood Stage Trail
At this point the Bismarck-Deadwood Stage Trail pass in a line extending about 240 miles from northeast to southwest. In 1877, the Dakota Territorial Legislature commissioned the survey of the trail, which transported passengers and freight between . . . — Map (db m153978) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Seim — Hugh Glass1828-1928
This alter to courage was erected August 1, 1923 by the Neihart Club in honor of Hugh Glass who wounded and deserted here began to crawl to Fort Kiowa in the fall of 1823 — Map (db m152993) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Hugh Glass
Across the reservoir, situated on an overlooking bluff, stands a monument to Hugh Glass, fabled pirate turned fur trader and frontiersman. In August of 1823, while on a fur trapping endeavor with the Ashley Fur Company, Glass was attacked by a . . . — Map (db m152992) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Hugh Glass - Adventurer
Hugh Glass, a member of the Ashley Fur Party under Major Henry, going up the Grand River in August 1823, a habitual "loner", while hunting, was attacked by a grizzly bear near the Forks of Grand River. Horribly mauled he could not be moved, a . . . — Map (db m142098) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Public Land Surveying
The Development of a Land Survey System Early methods for allocating unsettled land often led to overlapping claims and border disputes. On May 20, 1875, Congress passed the Land Ordinance of 1785, implementing a standardized system of land . . . — Map (db m152943)
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Seim, South Dakota
The little town of Seim slipped below the water and into memory when the Shadehill Dam was built. The town was founded in 1894, named after one of the first pioneer settlers in the area. During its prime in the early 1900s, the town had banks, . . . — Map (db m152990) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Shadehill Dam & Reservoir
Beginning in 1949, the Bureau of Reclamation began construction on a dam on the forks of the Grand River. Built for the purpose of crop irrigation and flood control, Shadehill Reservoir is a part of the larger Pick– Sloan Missouri Basin . . . — Map (db m152991) HM
South Dakota (Perkins County), Shadehill — Welcome to the Grand River National Grassland
The Grand River National Grassland in encompasses 155,000 acres in northwestern South Dakota. The Grand River Ranger District, in Lemmon, South Dakota administers the Grand River and Cedar River National Grassland. The Cedar River National Grassland . . . — Map (db m154053) HM

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Aug. 15, 2020