Sheepherder's Monuments

Sheepherder's Monuments (HM2GO)

Location: Newell, SD 57760 Butte County
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Country: United States of America
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N 44° 58.33', W 103° 33.942'

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Sheepherder's Monuments or stone Johnnies survive the day of the open range. These stone columns were probably built to indicate distance and direction to waterholes and provided the sheepherder with a pastime while tending his flock.
HM NumberHM2GO
Year Placed1959
Placed ByUS Deptartment of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 2:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)13T E 613099 N 4980859
Decimal Degrees44.97216667, -103.56570000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 58.33', W 103° 33.942'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 58' 19.80" N, 103° 33' 56.52" W
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Area Code(s)605
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7468-7528 Unnamed Road, Newell SD 57760, US
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