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Published by South Dakota State Historical Society Press in Pierre .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • South Dakota,
  • United States Highway 14.,
  • South Dakota.

Subjects:

  • Automobile travel -- South Dakota.,
  • South Dakota -- History, Local.,
  • United States Highway 14.,
  • South Dakota -- Description and travel.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn E. Miller.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF651 .M47 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 254 p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3952926M
ISBN 100962262161
LC Control Number2001049619
OCLC/WorldCa47927736

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  Looking for History on Highway Go back in time with heartland historian John E. Miller to De Smet, Laura Ingalls Wilder's little town on the prairie; Manchester, hometown of prairie painter Harvey Dunn; and Fort Pierre, fur-trade crossroads and site of Lewis and Clark's tense encounter with the lordly Teton (Lakota Sioux)/5. Looking for History on Highway 14 by John E. Miller. Follow millions who have traveled cross-country on United States Highway Stroll through rambling Wall Drug. Marvel at Mount Rushmore. Rub elbows with the locals in Arlington, Brookings, Elkton, Harrold, Highmore, Huron, Iruquois, Manchester, Midland, Miller, Philip, and Pierre. Buy a cheap copy of Looking for History on Highway 14 book by John E. Miller. Go back in time with heartland historian John E. Miller to De Smet, Laura Ingalls Wilder's little town on the prairie; Manchester, hometown of prairie painter Free shipping over $ Book is in typical used-Good Condition. Will show signs of wear to cover and/or pages. There may be underlining, highlighting, and or writing. May not include supplemental items (like discs, access codes, dust jacket, etc). Will be a good Reading copy. LOOKING FOR HISTORY ON HIGHWAY 14 .

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xix, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: Elkton: tradition and change in a town on the Black and Yellow Trail --Brookings: looking for history in small town America --Arlington: town and country linked together --De Smet: fact into fiction in the "little town on the prairie" --Manchester: Harvey Dunn. Blending history, travelogue and reportage, Miller, professor of history at South Dakota State University, describes 16 small towns along Federal Highway 14 in South Dakota. In Brookings, he offers a.   Looking for History on Highway 14 came about through a desire to study small-town life, searching for comparisons or commonalities, as he told fellow historian and former student Jon Lauck. Searching for some sort of geographical organization, the idea of writing about the towns strung along Highway 14 emerged.   In the US Highway (USH) was implemented, guaranteeing that a highway would maintain a uniform number as it crossed state lines. Several Wisconsin highways became part of the USH system, and today Wisconsin is home to 14 USHs. In , State Highway 11 became USH 14 and for awhile at least, called the Northwest Highway.

John E. Miller, a history professor at South Dakota State University, employs a blend of history, journalism, and travelogue in this enlightening book. He takes the reader on a tour of discovery across South Dakota's historic High visiting fifteen roadside towns before ending in . John E. Miller, a history professor at South Dakota State University, employs a blend of history, journalism, and travelogue in this enlightening book. He takes the reader on a tour of discovery across South Dakota\u27s historic High visiting fifteen roadside towns before ending in . The Looking for History of Highway 14 series is composed of composed of research gathered by John E. Miller for this book. This book takes readers on a tour down South Dakota's historic "Black and Yellow Trail" or U.S. Highway 14 which spans South Dakota from its eastern border to the northern edge of the Badlands.   The term “Property records” can also strictly refer to the deed that indicates the legal owner. In general, property records are being kept by the Registry of Deeds and provide specificsabout plots of land or buildings, such as Address, Value, Liens, and Ownership History.