“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Vermillion

Clickable Map of Clay 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> Clay County, SD (7) Lincoln County, SD (4) Turner County, SD (2) Union County, SD (19) Yankton County, SD (6) Cedar County, NE (5) Dixon County, NE (3)  ClayCounty(7) Clay County (7)  LincolnCounty(4) Lincoln County (4)  TurnerCounty(2) Turner County (2)  UnionCounty(19) Union County (19)  YanktonCounty(6) Yankton County (6)  CedarCountyNebraska(5) Cedar County (5)  DixonCounty(3) Dixon County (3)
Vermillion, South Dakota and Vicinity
    Clay County (7)
    Lincoln County (4)
    Turner County (2)
    Union County (19)
    Yankton County (6)
    Cedar County, Nebraska (5)
    Dixon County, Nebraska (3)
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1South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — Bruyer Church
August Bruyer, his wife, Josephine (Simon) and their sons, John and Julius, were born in France, coming to America about the middle of the nineteenth century. By 1858, they had settled in Fairview Township, 4 miles east of what was to be Vermillion. . . . — Map (db m39686) HM
2South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — First Rural Electric Cooperative
On November 25, 1935, 17 farmers from Clay and Union counties held an historic meeting at the Manning/O'Connor store in Burbank, three miles south of this spot. Their purpose was to form a consumer-owned corporation which would allow the rural . . . — Map (db m39687) HM
3South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — From Lewis and Clark to the Future
Change came slowly to Spirit Mound after 1804. For 55 years the area remained the land of the Yankton Sioux, with fur traders conducting business from posts on the Missouri. The tallgrass prairie continued to thrive as it had for thousands of years . . . — Map (db m39702) HM
4South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — Lewis and Clark Visit Spirit MoundAugust 25, 1804
On the hot day of August 25, 1804, captains Lewis and Clark and several of their men walked from the river to explore Spirit Mound. They had heard that little people with deadly arrows inhabited the mound. Although they did not find little people, . . . — Map (db m39698) HM
5South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — Lewis and Clark Were Here...and Here...
The Missouri National Recreational River preserves two splendid segments of the free-flowing, once unpredictable "Big Muddy." These natural-appearing reaches are reminiscent of the river as reported in the journal pages of captains Lewis and Clark . . . — Map (db m39701) HM
6South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — Spirit Mound
This trail leads to the summit of Spirit Mound, a sacred site for several Plains Indian tribes. Some tribal members make pilgrimages to Spirit Mound, say prayers on top, and leave offerings. As you approach and walk to the top, please do so . . . — Map (db m39700) HM
7South Dakota (Clay County), Vermillion — The First Baptist Church, Vermillion, South Dakota
The First Baptist Church Was built in 1889 and 1925. The Congregation, organized in 1868, is one of the oldest in South Dakota. The Church houses a historic Tracker Pipe Organ. Has been placed on the NATIONAL REGISTER . . . — Map (db m135986) HM
8South Dakota (Union County), Vermillion — Homestead Rest Area
The rich farm country of southeast South Dakota lies in the triangle formed as the Missouri River, to the west, and the Big Sioux River, east of here, flow toward their confluence about 37 miles southeast of this point. This was the land that drew . . . — Map (db m92824) HM
9South Dakota (Union County), Vermillion — The Great Missouri RiverMissouri National Recreational River
The Missouri, the continent's longest river, figures prominently in the unfolding of America's saga. Flowing nearby in its 2,341 - mile course from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi, the Big Muddy is not only loaded with sediment but steeped in . . . — Map (db m92825) HM
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Oct. 27, 2020