“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Colton, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Minnehaha 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> Minnehaha County, SD (310) Lake County, SD (17) Lincoln County, SD (20) McCook County, SD (5) Moody County, SD (16) Turner County, SD (6) Lyon County, IA (4) Pipestone County, MN (11) Rock County, MN (1)  MinnehahaCounty(310) Minnehaha County (310)  LakeCounty(17) Lake County (17)  LincolnCounty(20) Lincoln County (20)  McCookCounty(5) McCook County (5)  MoodyCounty(16) Moody County (16)  TurnerCounty(6) Turner County (6)  LyonCountyIowa(4) Lyon County (4)  PipestoneCountyMinnesota(11) Pipestone County (11)  RockCounty(1) Rock County (1)
Sioux Falls is the county seat for Minnehaha County
Colton is in Minnehaha County
      Minnehaha County (310)  
      Lake County (17)  
      Lincoln County (20)  
      McCook County (5)  
      Moody County (16)  
      Turner County (6)  
      Lyon County, Iowa (4)  
      Pipestone County, Minnesota (11)  
      Rock County, Minnesota (1)  
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1South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Colton — Colton Public Schools(1880-1967)
On East 3rd Street at South Sherman Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East 3rd Street.
Town founder John E. Colton is generally recognized as the driving force behind the establishment of a school district and three of a series of four public schools which met the educational needs of local children for 87 years. Colton was an . . . Map (db m205268) HM
2South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Colton — John Edmund Colton / Founding of Colton
On South Main Avenue at West 1st Street (County Road 110), on the right when traveling south on South Main Avenue.
John Edmund Colton John E. Colton was born in Wisconsin in 1857. In April 1878 he moved to Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory, where he filed a preemption homestead claim to 160 acres of land. He remained on the land for 90 days, as required by . . . Map (db m186912) HM
3South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Colton — South Dakota Central
On East 4th Street at South Charles Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East 4th Street.
Following the establishment of the 1897 Taopi Creamery at the future townsite of Colton, discussions began about the need for a farm-to-market railroad. Paul F. Sherman of Sioux Falls and John E. Colton, village founder, spearheaded a movement to . . . Map (db m186914) HM
4South Dakota, Minnehaha County, Colton — Taopi
On 248th Street (County Road 110) at 461st Avenue (County Road 155), on the right when traveling west on 248th Street.
In 1878 John B. Goddard and his family left their home near Taopi, Minn., and traveled by horse-drawn wagons to this site. They settled here in Dakota Territory, a sparsely populated area three miles beyond the end of the trail. With his son . . . Map (db m186910) HM
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Jan. 31, 2023