“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 Brookings, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Brookings 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> Brookings County, SD (27) Deuel County, SD (3) Hamlin County, SD (7) Kingsbury County, SD (22) Lake County, SD (16) Moody County, SD (14) Lincoln County, MN (1) Pipestone County, MN (11)  BrookingsCounty(27) Brookings County (27)  DeuelCounty(3) Deuel County (3)  HamlinCounty(7) Hamlin County (7)  KingsburyCounty(22) Kingsbury County (22)  LakeCounty(16) Lake County (16)  MoodyCounty(14) Moody County (14)  LincolnCountyMinnesota(1) Lincoln County (1)  PipestoneCounty(11) Pipestone County (11)
Brookings is the county seat for Brookings County
Brookings is in Brookings County
      Brookings County (27)  
      Deuel County (3)  
      Hamlin County (7)  
      Kingsbury County (22)  
      Lake County (16)  
      Moody County (14)  
      Lincoln County, Minnesota (1)  
      Pipestone County, Minnesota (11)  
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1South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — 553 — Brookings CountyYou are about to enter
Home of roving Indians until 1862. The exploring party of Nicollet, scientist, and Fremont, ‘Pathfinder of the West,’ visited Oakwood Lakes July 1838, leaving the first reliable record. The region East of the Big Sioux was ceded by the Santee . . . Map (db m181268) HM
2South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — Brookings County South Dakota Veterans Memorial
1922 To The Unknown DeadMap (db m118952) WM
3South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — 358 — Brookings/Hillcrest Park
Brookings: The county seat of Brookings County was platted October 3-4, 1879, when the Northwestern Railroad reached here. Some of the early store buildings were moved overland from Fountain and Medary, which soon became ghost towns. In November . . . Map (db m179949) HM
4South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — Coughlin Campanile
A memorable landmark for South Dakota State University and the city of Brookings, the Coughlin Campanile is the state’s tallest chimes tower. It was built in 1929-30. Described in the campus newspaper as the most striking structure in South . . . Map (db m147593) HM
5South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — 285 — First Convention in Brookings County
Created 1862; Organized 1871; Convention 1877 The County, created on paper in 1862, was organized July 3, 1871 and by 1877, there were communities at Lake Hendricks, Oakwood, Lake Village and Medary, and all had delegates to the nominating . . . Map (db m179959) HM
6South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — Heart of Brookings
Brookings County Courthouse The Renaissance Revival-style courthouse was built in 1911 for $100,000 to replace the original 1885 two-story $7,000 wooden courthouse. Oscar Lee, an amateur artist from Volga, South Dakota, painted . . . Map (db m118947) HM
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7South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — 601 — Medary
. . . Map (db m179960) HM
8South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — 189 — Medary Townsite1857-58   1871-79
The Dakota Land Company of St. Paul, hoping to make this site the capital of a proposed Dakota Territory, started a town here, naming it for Samuel Medary, Governor of Minnesota Territory. Towns were also begun at Flandreau and Sioux Falls, the . . . Map (db m179957) HM
9South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — Paul Zantow Memorial
Paul Zantow, successful McPherson County farmer, was born in Germany March 23, 1883, and emigrated to America in 1902 and settled near Leola where he purchased land in 1907. He steadily increased his holdings, farming there almost to the time of his . . . Map (db m148215) HM
10South Dakota (Brookings County), Brookings — Sterling United Methodist Church
Established 1878 Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic PlacesMap (db m148310) HM
11South Dakota (Moody County), Brookings — 608 — Moody CountyYou are about to enter
domain of the Dakota (Sioux) Indians, with a trading post, traditionally, at the Great Bend as early as 1763 and Joseph LaFramboise in 1822 and Philander Prescott, 1832-33, certainly had posts there. That portion east of the Big Sioux was ceded by . . . Map (db m181270) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022