“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 Lake City, South Dakota

Clickable Map of Marshall 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> Marshall County, SD (36) Brown County, SD (55) Day County, SD (19) Roberts County, SD (21) Richland County, ND (18) Sargent County, ND (1)  MarshallCounty(36) Marshall County (36)  BrownCounty(55) Brown County (55)  DayCounty(19) Day County (19)  RobertsCounty(21) Roberts County (21)  RichlandCountyNorth Dakota(18) Richland County (18)  SargentCounty(1) Sargent County (1)
Britton is the county seat for Marshall County
Lake City is in Marshall County
      Marshall County (36)  
      Brown County (55)  
      Day County (19)  
      Roberts County (21)  
      Richland County, North Dakota (18)  
      Sargent County, North Dakota (1)  
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1South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Bulldozing the Landscape
About, 20,000 years ago, a series of glaciers scoured and scraped their way across South Dakota, creating in their wake the Coteau des Prairies. As the glaciers retreated, they left a deposit known as glacial moraine - consisting of soil and rocky . . . Map (db m101726) HM
2South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — 420 — Fort Sisseton
Rebuilt by State of South Dakota and Works Progress Administration WPA Project Number 3384 Nineteen Thirty NineMap (db m179393) HM
3South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Fort Sisseton Military Reservation, Dakota Territory
In February 1871, President Grant approved an 82,000 acre parcel of land measuring nine miles by fifteen miles as the Fort Sisseton Military Reservation. The land was set aside for use by the military for training exercises and hay ground for . . . Map (db m101225) HM
4South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — 371 — Fort Wadsworth 1864Fort Sisseton 1876
Major John Clowney, 30th Wisconsin Infantry with Cos. B. E. G. and K, Captains Burton, Devlin, Swain & Klatt, started the fort on 1 August 1864, pursuant to orders of General John Pope, Department Commander. They were mostly from the north woods and . . . Map (db m179954) HM
5South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Governor William J. Janklow and Fort Sisseton
In 1996, with Executive Order 96-06, South Dakota Governor William J. "Bill" Janklow created the Governor's Commission on Fort Sisseton. His action ensured that input from dedicated local individuals, with a knowledge of history and a passion . . . Map (db m103085) HM
6South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Marshall County South DakotaYou Are Entering
The last county organized east of the Missouri, on May 2, 1885; it had been in Sheyenne County 1862; a gigantic Hanson 1870; coincident with Stone 1873; the north half of Day 1879 and was created by the 1885 Legislature and named for Governor . . . Map (db m91617) HM
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7South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Post Cemetery
The cemetery roster reveals countless hardships. Nine of the people interred in this cemetery succumbed to typhoid, and four to consumption (tuberculosis). Two each died by fever, drowning, freezing, bronchitis, pneumonia, meningitis and . . . Map (db m101226) HM
8South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Senator Curt Jones and Fort Sisseton
Curt Jones loved history for a lot of reasons. He saw history as a collection of great stories that can be told and retold. He saw history as a book of lessons to be learned. Most of all, he saw history as an experience that you can keep only if . . . Map (db m103086) HM
9South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — The Laundress Quarters
The log buildings along the south side of the fort were used as officers quarters in the early years of the fort. When the brick officers' quarters were completed the log buildings became married enlisted men's and laundress quarters. . . . Map (db m101234) HM
10South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — This Fort is for the Birds
The prairie pothole lakes region that surrounds Fort Sisseton is a haven for birds. Birds and waterfowl were found in abundance when the military arrived at Fort Sisseton. In 1868 and 1869, Fort surgeon Dr. B. Knickerbocker recorded 44 species of . . . Map (db m101243) HM
11South Dakota (Marshall County), Lake City — Wealth of WildlifeFort Sisseton State Park
The Coteau des Prairies and glacial lakes region was a wonderful habitat for wildlife. The post surgeon, who also served as the post naturalist, kept records of the wildlife he observed. Through his records, we learn that human interference has . . . Map (db m101727) HM
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Sep. 29, 2022