“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Beadle County, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Beadle County, South Dakota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Beadle County, SD (21) Clark County, SD (5) Hand County, SD (4) Jerauld County, SD (20) Kingsbury County, SD (36) Sanborn County, SD (4) Spink County, SD (12)  BeadleCounty(21) Beadle County (21)  ClarkCounty(5) Clark County (5)  HandCounty(4) Hand County (4)  JerauldCounty(20) Jerauld County (20)  KingsburyCounty(36) Kingsbury County (36)  SanbornCounty(4) Sanborn County (4)  SpinkCounty(12) Spink County (12)
Huron is the county seat for Beadle County
Adjacent to Beadle County, South Dakota
      Clark County (5)  
      Hand County (4)  
      Jerauld County (20)  
      Kingsbury County (36)  
      Sanborn County (4)  
      Spink County (12)  
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1South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — "French Boxcar"
This is one of the 49 boxcars from the "Gratitude Train" given to the United States by a grateful French people in response to the 700 car "Friendship Train" sent to France after World War II. Each state and the District of Columbia has received . . . Map (db m112641) HM
2South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Beadle County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all Beadle County Veterans Who Proudly Served During the Vietnam War German Shepherds & Labradors were trained & used in the field. They were used to sniff out snipers, alert soldiers to trip wires & booby traps & to sniff out . . . Map (db m178934) WM
3South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Campbell Park Historic District
The Campbell Park Historic District is a residential neighborhood located immediately south of downtown. The Campbell Park Historic District reflects the community planning and development of Huron during the late nineteenth century and the . . . Map (db m185450) HM
4South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — 517 — Civilian Conservation Corps Camp
Camp SCS-4 (Huron): located on SE corner of State Fair Grounds. Companies: 2770--10/31/35-10/7/37; 4725V--10/7/37-8/15/41. The Civilian Conservation Corps was a federal work - relief program during the Great Depression. From 1933 to 1942, . . . Map (db m179885) HM
5South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Dr. Howard L. Saylor, Jr. — Huron Regional Medical Center Medical Staff — 1950–2000 —
Dr. Saylor moved with his family to Huron from Cogswell, North Dakota. He attended Huron schools and later graduated from St. John's Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin. Following his graduation, Dr. Saylor received his pre-med education at . . . Map (db m205746) HM
6South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Dr. Jeffrey S. Wheeler — Huron Regional Medical Center Medical Staff — 1991 – 2010 —
Dr. Jeffrey S. Wheeler began practicing internal medicine at Huron Regional Medical Center in October 1991 when he moved his family back to Huron. He practiced at Huron Clinic and served as medical director of the HRMC emergency room and Sunquest . . . Map (db m205745) HM
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7South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Dr. Karl J. Blessinger — Huron Regional Medical Center Medical Staff — 1998 – 2016 —
Dr. Karl J. Blessinger began practicing pathology at Huron Regional Medical Center when he moved to Huron in 1998 and served as medical director of both the laboratory and blood bank for 18 years. Originally from Evansville, Indiana, Dr. . . . Map (db m205744) HM
8South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Dr. Paul H. Hohm — Huron Regional Medical Center Medical Staff — 1946–2006 —
Dr. Paul Hohm believed giving to others was what made life worthwhile. He dedicated his life to medicine for more than six decades and was South Dakota's senior practicing physician at the time of his passing. After graduating from Huron College, . . . Map (db m205747) HM
9South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — History of Huron College / Huron University
1883 - Presbyterian University of Southern Dakota was born on "Rattlesnake Hill" in Pierre SD with Rev. Thomas M. Findley as President. 1884 - College renamed Pierre university over next 14 years financial support fell below the starvation . . . Map (db m178926) HM
10South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — History of the World's Largest Pheasant
The World's Largest Pheasant spans 40 feet in length, stands 28 feet tall, and weighs 22 tons. It was dedicated on October 18, 1959. Sculptor RF Jacobs of Gooding, Idaho completed the project in 4 ½ months, costing $23,000 at that time. The . . . Map (db m123909) HM
11South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Huron College
This marker commemorates the service by Huron College to higher education, the Church, and the people of South Dakota, 1883 - 1984 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)Map (db m178931) HM
12South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Huron Public Library
1908 Carnegie Library At a meeting on March 8, 1883, the Women's Christian Temperance Union and the Young Women's Christian Association donated $38.00 to establish a reading room over Cash & Busby's Store. In 1907, the public voted to . . . Map (db m185456) HM
13South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Huron, South Dakota Veterans Memorial
. . . Map (db m112640) WM
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14South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Michael J. Fitzmaurice — Specialist 4th Class
. . . Map (db m178933) WM
15South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — The Pyle Home
Has been entered into The National Register Of Historic Places Dec 30, 1974 Because of its Queen Anne ArchitectureMap (db m119563) HM
16South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — 26 — Votes for Women — Road to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Mamie Shields Pyle served as president S.D. Universal Franchise League 1910-1919, founding president S.D. League of Women Voters 1919.Map (db m205327) HM
17South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — 349 — W. Glenn Sloan — Engineer Man of Vision
While with the Bureau of Reclamation, Glenn Sloan saw the possibility of using mountain water from the Missouri River to develop irrigation in the James River Valley. His vision and determination made possible the broadened multi-purpose . . . Map (db m123908) HM
18South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — Welcome to Legacy Park Garden!
This park was created in 2007 by leaders in the regional healthcare community. It is intended to be a place of peace and reflection, and honors those individuals whose legacy of caring left a permanent impact on the well-being of our community. . . . Map (db m205749) HM
19South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — 200 — Where Does the West Begin?/ Here the West Begins
Where Does the West Begin? Traditionally the American West has begun at the edge of the settled areas, always advancing with the sun. The Delaware River was the West of 1700; the Mississippi of 1820. Then the settlement of the Pacific . . . Map (db m179726) HM
20South Dakota, Beadle County, Huron — William E. Ferguson Square
Planted in memory of his 30 years of dedicated service to Huron College 1944 - 1974Map (db m178929) HM
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21South Dakota, Beadle County, Wolsey — 694 — Wolsey: A Crossroad of the Heartland / Wolsey Notables
Wolsey: A Crossroad of the Heartland Wolsey has been a crossroad of the heartland of South Dakota from its beginnings. In 1880 the Dakota Central Railway, a subsidiary of the Chicago & North Western, laid track following a wagon trail called . . . Map (db m123906) HM
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Mar. 22, 2023