“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 Garretson, 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 (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(308) Minnehaha County (308)  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
Garretson is in Minnehaha County
      Minnehaha County (308)  
      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), Garretson — 690 — 1908 Palisades Bridge
In 1908 the Western Bridge and Construction Co. of Omaha, Nebraska, built this Pratt-Through Truss Bridge. Workers fastened beams together with diagonal bracing to create a strong rigid framework. Each beam of a truss bridge shares a portion of the . . . Map (db m184708) HM
2South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Eleven Original Pioneer Families
Within short distance of this hill of peace eleven original pioneer families came in 1873 to claim the land and to give us birth Johannes E. Berdahl · Mrs. Lars Brandvold · C. O. Henjum · Synneve Henjum · Thor Hermanson · Olaus . . . Map (db m208421) HM
3South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Festival of Progress
Side 1 The Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) granted a $410,000 relief loan to South Dakota in 1932, the third year of the Great Depression, Garretson became one of five towns in the county allotted funds. Its City Council then . . . Map (db m188833) HM
4South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Garretson
Two events in the 1870s in eastern Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory, provided the stimulus leading to the beginning of the town of Garretson. The first was the founding of the now-vanished village of Palisade, often referred to as Garretson’s . . . Map (db m69089) HM
5South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Norway Lutheran Church
Norway Lutheran Church was established by Norwegian-American pioneers on March 23, 1874 in Minnehaha County, Dakota Territory. They met in sod houses, schools and a lean-to until the building was completed. Land, where the church could be seen and . . . Map (db m208420) HM
6South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Norway Lutheran Church
This bell that called the people to worship is placed here to the memory of the men and women who endured the dangers and hardships of pioneer life, and still found time and money to build churches for themselves and for those who should follow . . . Map (db m208422) HM
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7South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Palisades State ParkPalisades Townsite / Patten's Mill / The Gristmill
Palisades State Park Palisades State Park began with an initial gift of 20 acres from Mrs. Winona Axtell Lyon in 1947. During the next twenty years, smaller tracts were added to the park as money to purchase them became available. In 1969, . . . Map (db m208240) HM
8South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — St. Paulus Lutheran
One of the deepest desires of Norwegian immigrants who settled in this area of the Slip-Up Creek was to have a church where they and their children might hear the saving gospel. On December 17, 1873, O. O. Sando, a circuit-riding preacher who served . . . Map (db m208419) HM
9South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — The Legend of Jesse JamesHit the Trail and Explore Devil's Gulch
Imagine a fall day in 1876. A man approaches, galloping on his horse as fast as they can go. They are trying to escape a posse after robbing a bank in Northfield, Minnesota. The man has already divided ways with his brother to help evade the lawmen, . . . Map (db m187036) HM
10South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Garretson — Village of Palisades
Settlers homesteaded in this area beginning in 1865. A feed and flour mill was built in the early 1870's, with power from a large wooden dam across Split Rock Creek east of this marker. A town, complete with three stores, livery barn, blacksmith . . . Map (db m208239) HM
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Dec. 10, 2022