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Spirit Mound, Vermillion

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#17 of 18 in Historic Sites in South Dakota
An historic hilltop for Native Americans ("Paha Wakan") and Lewis and Clark ("High Hill Situated in an emence Plain"). Also a beautiful, peaceful spot. A few miles north of Vermillion, SD, 57069.
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  • Almost a must see on a trip throuh the Mid west. Great view, very windy :-). A historic place with a lot of informations at the Lewis & Clark Trail.  more »
  • Spirit Mound is known best as the one place that we know Lewis and Clark stood on their journey across America. The journals describe "a sea of buffalo as far as the eye can see." It to the indigenous...  more »
  • Pretty good trail up to top of slop. lots of good interpretive signage. The wild flowers and prairie grasses were excellent.  more »

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