“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 Crooks, 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 (308) Lake County, SD (16) Lincoln County, SD (20) McCook County, SD (4) Moody County, SD (16) Turner County, SD (6) Lyon County, IA (4) Pipestone County, MN (11) Rock County, MN (1)  MinnehahaCounty(308) Minnehaha County (308)  LakeCounty(16) Lake County (16)  LincolnCounty(20) Lincoln County (20)  McCookCounty(4) McCook County (4)  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
Crooks is in Minnehaha County
      Minnehaha County (308)  
      Lake County (16)  
      Lincoln County (20)  
      McCook County (4)  
      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), Crooks — Benton Lutheran Church
Unfavorable economic conditions in Sweden in the mid-1800s led many young people to search for a better life in America. In 1873 brothers Ben and Carl Johnson, Halmstad, Sweden, became the first Swedish immigrants to homestead in Benton Township. As . . . Map (db m187010) HM
2South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Crooks — Old Nidaros Church Replica
The Little Nidaros Church is a replica of the Old Nidaros Church that was built in 1878 and is now located in Renner. Art Moe was inspired to build a replica as he daily drove past the Old Church on his way to work. Following retirement, Moe worked . . . Map (db m187027) HM
3South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Crooks — Old Nidaros Replica Church
Built and donated by Arthur O. Moe Dedicated August 15, 1993 125th Anniversary of Nidaros Organized August 12, 1868Map (db m187033) HM
4South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Crooks — Oyen-Person Log Cabin
During the winter of 1880-1881, Iver Oyen made a number of ten-mile round trips between his homestead claim and a stand of timber along the Big Sioux River. After he felled, dressed, and debarked large cottonwood and maple trees, his team of horses . . . Map (db m187021) HM
5South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Crooks — Peter Byg, Prairie Fire Victim
Peter Byg was born near the tiny village of Halk, South Jutland, Denmark. After emigrating to America, in time he settled on a claim located 2˝ miles southwest of this spot. He built a sod dugout house where he lived with his wife, Anna Raven, and . . . Map (db m187016) HM
6South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Crooks — To God Be The Glory!
The Nidaros Norwegian Lutheran Congregation, the first church in Minnehaha County, was organized by fifty pioneers on August 12, 1868, at the sod home of John and Kirsti Thompson on the west bank of the Big Sioux River about three miles southeast of . . . Map (db m187017) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022