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Lyman County South Dakota Historical Markers

 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, February 11, 2017
American Island Marker
South Dakota (Lyman County), Oacoma — American Island This was until 1953
On Sept. 17, 1804, Lewis and Clark camped on the west bank below the Island and passing it on the 18th said: "Passed an Island about the middle of the river at 1 mile this island is about a mile long and has a great proportion of Red cedar on . . . — Map (db m101383) HM
South Dakota (Lyman County), Presho — 115 — Medicine Creek Rest Area
Flowing just north of here, Medicine Creek runs through the center of Lyman County, emptying into the Missouri River 27 miles (43 kilometers) to the northeast. The place-names of this Central South Dakota area read like an index to early state . . . — Map (db m98113) HM

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