“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 Jefferson, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Union 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> Union County, SD (30) Clay County, SD (44) Lincoln County, SD (25) Plymouth County, IA (6) Sioux County, IA (12) Woodbury County, IA (32) Dakota County, NE (7) Dixon County, NE (5)  UnionCounty(30) Union County (30)  ClayCounty(44) Clay County (44)  LincolnCounty(25) Lincoln County (25)  PlymouthCountyIowa(6) Plymouth County (6)  SiouxCounty(12) Sioux County (12)  WoodburyCounty(32) Woodbury County (32)  DakotaCountyNebraska(7) Dakota County (7)  DixonCounty(5) Dixon County (5)
Elk Point is the county seat for Union County
Jefferson is in Union County
      Union County (30)  
      Clay County (44)  
      Lincoln County (25)  
      Plymouth County, Iowa (6)  
      Sioux County, Iowa (12)  
      Woodbury County, Iowa (32)  
      Dakota County, Nebraska (7)  
      Dixon County, Nebraska (5)  
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1 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 401 — First Flour Mill in Dakotaon Sioux 5 miles NE
Dakota's first flour mill was established in 1867, after the Legislature gave them a water right on the Big Sioux five miles northeast, by Preston Hotchkiss & Amos Dexter on Lot 3, Section 32, Township 91, Range 48. They sold to Crill & Sargent in . . . Map (db m190127) HM
2 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 422 — Fourteen Mile House
Just 14 miles from Sioux City on the Military Road from that place to Ft. Randall, this house was built of logs by Francis Reandeau about 1861. A Frenchman, he and his son, Lyzimon, whose name is carved on one of the original logs, ran this stage . . . Map (db m190126) HM
3 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 402 — Grasshopper Cross
The Huge wooden cross in the cemetery, replaced the rude one erected on that day in May, 1876, when Father Pierre Boucher led his pilgrimage of Catholic & Protestant marchers back to Jefferson, after an eleven mile trek seeking Divine Intervention . . . Map (db m180962) HM
4 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 399 — Postmasters Jefferson
William Mathers   (Willow)   Aug. 29, 1861 Desire Chaussee   "   Jan. 13, 1864 Charles P. Heath   "   Feb. 6, 1865 Owen F. Stevens   "   Mar. 26, 1868 Joseph F. Culliman   "   Oct. 23, 1868 Joseph Dupins   (Adelescat)   Nov. 17, 1869 . . . Map (db m190144) HM
5 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 400 — St. Peter's Church Jefferson
The vicinity of Jefferson, even before the organization of Dakota Territory in 1861, was a French-Canadian community and Catholic services were held sporadically prior to the advent of Father Pierre Boucher in 1867. In 1862 a small log building . . . Map (db m189898) HM
6 South Dakota, Union County, Jefferson — 398 — Twelve Mile House
Was a road house twelve miles from Sioux City run by Desiree Chausee. It was a log building right here. It was also the site of Willow's Post Office. Postmasters were William Mathers, 19 August 1861; Desire Chausee in 1864; Charles Heath in 1865 and . . . Map (db m190149) HM
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Feb. 24, 2024