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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Flandreau, South Dakota

 
Clickable Map of Moody 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 Moody County, SD (14) Brookings County, SD (27) Lake County, SD (9) Minnehaha County, SD (155) Lincoln County, MN (1) Pipestone County, MN (11) Rock County, MN (1)  MoodyCounty(14) Moody County (14)  BrookingsCounty(27) Brookings County (27)  LakeCounty(9) Lake County (9)  MinnehahaCounty(155) Minnehaha County (155)  LincolnCountyMinnesota(1) Lincoln County (1)  PipestoneCounty(11) Pipestone County (11)  RockCounty(1) Rock County (1)
Flandreau is in Moody County
      Moody County (14)  
      Brookings County (27)  
      Lake County (9)  
      Minnehaha County (155)  
      Lincoln County, Minnesota (1)  
      Pipestone County, Minnesota (11)  
      Rock County, Minnesota (1)  
 
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1South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul DepotBuilt 1880 – Closed 1967
On January 1, 1880 the Southern Minnesota Railroad claimed the $10,000 prize offered by Flandreau businessmen as the first railroad to reach Flandreau. The depot was built that summer on Wind Street. The depot was moved and restored as one of . . . Map (db m181281) HM
2South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Dakota Akicita Wokisye / Dakota Soldiers Memorial
Dakota Akicita Wokisuye De kisuyapo De makoce mitawa De makoce tewahinda Heun ozuye wai Dakota Soldiers Memorial Remember this This is my land I loved my land Therefore I went to . . . Map (db m177761) HM WM
3South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — 162 — Flandreau Christian Indian Community
For a quarter of a century before 1862 and its War of the Indian Outbreak in Minnesota, Santee Sioux had been accepting Christianity. With the killing of over 500 whites by a truculent minority. The government hung 38, imprisoned over 300 at . . . Map (db m177447) HM
4South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — 457 — Flandreau Indian High School
One hundred years ago Flandreau Indian School had its inception when the federal government appropriated $1,000 for the mission school set up in 1872 by Presbyterian missionaries for Santee Sioux who had homesteaded near Flandreau. The first . . . Map (db m181272) HM
5South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — 710 — Governor Bill Janklow
William John "Bill" Janklow was born in Chicago in 1939. He grew up in Flandreau. After serving in the US Marine Corps, he married Flandreau native Mary Dean Thom. They raised three children: Russell, Pam, and Shonna. After graduating from the . . . Map (db m181274) HM
6South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — 590 — In Memory of Mrs. Joseph Thatcher
One of the captives of the Spirit Lake Massacre, who was drowned while crossing the Big Sioux River, in April 1857, about 300 yards east of this point.Map (db m181285) HM
7South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Jones School District #601886 - 1972
Jones School was the last Moody County rural school to close under the state's consolidation plan joining the Flandreau School District in 1972. Located northwest of Flandreau in Spring Creek Township section 19 the school house was built in 1886. . . . Map (db m181283) HM
8South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Riverbend Meeting HouseBuilt 1871 – Restored 1989
A 22'x36' wood frame building was erected by the Presbyterian Missions in 1871 in the vicinity of 400 North Crescent Street as a church for the Santee Sioux settlers. Replaced as a church in 1873, it was used as a school and meeting house until 1891 . . . Map (db m181277) HM
9South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Wakpaipaksan Okodakiciye'River Bend Church'
Organized by Dakota Indian Presbytery Oct. 3, 1869 with 47 members Name changed in 1879 to First Presbyterian Church Building constructed in 1873 Restoration completed in 2003 The oldest continuously used church in the state of . . . Map (db m181262) HM
10South Dakota (Moody County), Flandreau — Waxdahl Claim Shack
In 1877, a young man named Nels Pederson Waxdahl, originally from Vaksdal, Norway, came to Moody County and built a small sod house in Grovena Township Section 20 in which he lived in for several years. On July 14, 1885, he married Rosina Miller. . . . Map (db m181279) HM
 
 
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