Tread softly, for within the sacred precincts of this simple sanctuary the Holy Spirit moved many of its communicants to significantly serve their God and humanity.
With a membership rarely more than thirty, the core of whom were industrious . . . — — Map (db m205401) HM
Beginning in 1893, the "Emmanuel" served as a church on wheels throughout much of the western United States. Only thirteen total chapel cars were built and commissioned: seven Baptist, three Episcopalian, and three Catholic.
As communities were . . . — — Map (db m205394) HM
Here in April 1857, two Christian Indians, Seahota (Greyfoot) and Makpeyahahoton (Sounding Heavens) braved the wrath of Inkpaduta, a renegade Sioux. He and his band had killed 42 persons at Spirit Lake, Iowa in March and carried off four white women . . . — — Map (db m205240) HM
This log structure was constructed in 1871 for the Herman Luce family. One of the three original homesteaders in this area, Herman Luce contributed to the establishment of Lake County. The log structure housed many families over the years, and . . . — — Map (db m205234) HM
Lake Herman was the original stopping point on the Indian Trail that led from the pipestone quarries in Minnesota to the Three Rivers of the Sioux, a Sioux sanctuary near Fort Thompson on the Missouri. State Highway No. 34 closely follows this . . . — — Map (db m180136) HM
In 2004, Lake Herman State Park received funding from the South Dakota State Historical Society through a Deadwood Fund Grant to restore this structure. Built in 1871, it was originally the home of the Herman Luce family. Through the years it housed . . . — — Map (db m205238) HM
The Great War Honor Roll
Madison State Normal School
Elmer Davis died in his Country's service
Wesley M. Beardsley
Clen . . . — — Map (db m169857) WM
Lake County was started October, 1873 when Herman N. Luce and John T. Hare, the first qualified County Commissioners, met at the cabin of William Lee near the site of old Madison, to organize. William Van Eps platted the old town of Madison June . . . — — Map (db m177441) HM
Lars O. and Sonnev Thormodsgaard built this cabin in 1872 near Fairview, SD.
Lars immigrated with brothers Ole and Nils from Hallingdal, Norway, in 1866. Sonnev arrived in 1857. Their nine children were Ingeborg, Emma, Ole, Sissalia, Guri, . . . — — Map (db m205410) HM
Through his leadership twenty million acres of school lands were saved for posterity in South Dakota, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming and Washington.
President of this school 1889 - . . . — — Map (db m177759) HM
In 1877 a group of Swiss chose a point on the shore of Lake Badus for a colony. In 1878 Joseph Burkler, his family and some single men, arrived. In 1879 the colony was augmented by 11 other families who came by rail to Luverne, Minnesota and thence . . . — — Map (db m179686) HM
So named because of its beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah (Sioux) Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858. In 1857 the Nobles Trail was built across its NE corner and that year Mrs. Wm. Marble, a . . . — — Map (db m93576) HM
Lake County So named because of its beautiful lakes. It had been the realm of the Dacotah (Sioux) Indians with few white intruders until ceded by the Yankton tribe in 1858. In 1857 the Noble's Trail was built across its NE corner and that year . . . — — Map (db m177453) HM