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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Chamberlain, South Dakota

 
Clickable Map of Brule County, South Dakota and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Brule County, SD (11) Aurora County, SD (4) Buffalo County, SD (2) Charles Mix County, SD (12) Jerauld County, SD (20) Lyman County, SD (10)  BruleCounty(11) Brule County (11)  AuroraCounty(4) Aurora County (4)  BuffaloCounty(2) Buffalo County (2)  CharlesMixCounty(12) Charles Mix County (12)  JerauldCounty(20) Jerauld County (20)  LymanCounty(10) Lyman County (10)
Chamberlain is the county seat for Brule County
Chamberlain is in Brule County
      Brule County (11)  
ADJACENT TO BRULE COUNTY
      Aurora County (4)  
      Buffalo County (2)  
      Charles Mix County (12)  
      Jerauld County (20)  
      Lyman County (10)  
 
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1South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — 169 — Chamberlain — 1880
Named for Selah Chamberlain, a Milwaukee RR official, the site was scene of an encounter between Jean Baptiste Trudeau and the Teton Sioux in 1794 and when Samuel H. Morrow surveyed the area, in November of 1868, he found a ranch on American Creek . . . Map (db m184645) HM
2South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — Dignity — of Earth and Sky
"Standing at a crossroads, Dignity echoes the interaction of earth, sky, and people. She brings to light the beauty and promise of the indigenous peoples and cultures that still thrive on this land. My intent is to have the sculpture stand as an . . . Map (db m124343) HM
3South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — 456 — Lewis & Clark Memorial Bridge at Chamberlain
Dedicated July 7, 1974 by Governor Richard F. Kneip Meriwether Lewis and William Clark with their party camped at several points near this crossing. In September 1804, continuous rain had soaked their gear. They stopped near Ocoma, above . . . Map (db m180987) HM
4South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — Lewis and Clark Bicentennial 1804-2004
This Corps of Discovery II marker commemorates the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition. The geographic position of this marker has been established using the satellite-based Global Positioning System. This marker is part of the . . . Map (db m101382) HM
5South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — Missouri River Bridges of South Dakota — National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark
Completed 1927 Commemorated 1995Map (db m101386) HM
6South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — Mount Rushmore National Memorial
America's Shrine of Democracy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, is located near Keystone in the Black Hills National Forest. The 60-foot faces of four great American presidents represent the birth, growth, development and preservation of our . . . Map (db m161871) HM
7South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — Purple Heart Memorial Highway
On May 24, 2012, the South Dakota DOT Transportation Commission officially declared Interstate 90 from the Minnesota border to the Wyoming border as South Dakota's segment of the national Purple Heart Trail. The Purple Heart Trail was . . . Map (db m101380) WM
8South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — 114 — Sojourn at Camp Pleasant — Lewis & Clark Expedition
When the Corps of Discovery reached present-day Chamberlain on September 16, 1804, they were ready for a break. Since May, one member of the expedition, Sergeant Charles Floyd, had died, possibly of appendicitis. Another, Private George Shannon, . . . Map (db m98240) HM
9South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — State Capitol - Pierre
South Dakota's State Capitol is located in Pierre, a city that sits along the banks of the Missouri River near the Oahe Dam. The building was completed in 1910 and restored in 1989. The grounds feature Capitol Lake surrounded by memorials to . . . Map (db m161873) HM
10South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — The Making & Meaning of Dignity
Norm and Eunabel McKie of Rapid City, South Dakota, announced their gift of Dignity to the State of South Dakota in 2014, in honor of the 125th anniversary of South Dakota statehood. The statue was erected in September 2016 at this site, where it . . . Map (db m183903) HM
11South Dakota (Brule County), Chamberlain — World's Only Corn Palace - Mitchell
Mitchell is home to the World's Only Corn Palace. It was originally constructed in 1892 to celebrate the harvest and stimulate the economic growth of the community. Today, visitors still enjoy celebrations at the Corn Palace and continue to see . . . Map (db m161874) HM
 
 
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May. 28, 2022