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Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

Aberdeen, Brown, SD

Named for Aberdeen, Scotland, the hometown of Milwaukee Railroad President Alexander Mitchell, this new city incorporated in 1881 quickly became known as the Hub City of the Dakotas, and the Brown County seat.


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  • News 1889 - A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. Three Men Killed by an Accident to a Threshing Machine.
    A terrible accident occurred about noon at the farm of CHARLES DINSMORE, eighteen miles southwest of Aberdeen, Dakota. Three men were killed and...Read MORE...


  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Main Street, looking South
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  • 1895 - Aberdeen
    Aberdeen, a city of South Dakota, the capital of Brown co., at the junction of several railroads, 82 miles N. of Huron. It has 8 churches, 3 banks, a ...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - Gas Plant Burns. Gas and Electric Light Plants Destroyed Early Monday Morning.
    At 2:30 Monday morning the round building covering the gas holder at the gas and electric light works was discovered to be in flames. The building...Read MORE...


  • News 1900 - MICE, MATCHES AND WINE - A Combination Which Started and Then Put Out a Fire.
    When the post office was opened Monday morning it was found that what was supposed to be water had leaked through the ceiling from the apartments...Read MORE...


  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Court House
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  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Normal Dormitory
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  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Church of Sacred Heart
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  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Bird's Eye View
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  • News 1911 - FIRE DESTROYS DEPOT AND FREIGHT HOUSE. MILWAUKEE ROAD SUFFERS $200,000 LOSS AT ABERDEEN, SOUTH DAKOTA.
    Aberdeen, S. D., Jan. 23. - Division headquarters and local freight houses and passenger station of the Milwaukee railroad were burned here today....Read MORE...


  • Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA
    Capitol Cafe and Lounge
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Main Street, looking South

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

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Court House

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

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Normal Dormitory

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

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Church of Sacred Heart

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

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Bird's Eye View

Aberdeen, South Dakota, USA

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Capitol Cafe and Lounge

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  • News  1889 - A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION. Three Men Killed by an Accident to a Threshing Machine.
    A terrible accident occurred about noon at the farm of CHARLES DINSMORE, eighteen miles southwest of Aberdeen, Dakota. Three men were killed and... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Aberdeen
    Aberdeen, a city of South Dakota, the capital of Brown co., at the junction of several railroads, 82 miles N. of Huron. It has 8 churches, 3 banks, a ... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - Gas Plant Burns. Gas and Electric Light Plants Destroyed Early Monday Morning.
    At 2:30 Monday morning the round building covering the gas holder at the gas and electric light works was discovered to be in flames. The building... Read MORE...

  • News  1900 - MICE, MATCHES AND WINE - A Combination Which Started and Then Put Out a Fire.
    When the post office was opened Monday morning it was found that what was supposed to be water had leaked through the ceiling from the apartments... Read MORE...

  • News  1911 - FIRE DESTROYS DEPOT AND FREIGHT HOUSE. MILWAUKEE ROAD SUFFERS $200,000 LOSS AT ABERDEEN, SOUTH DAKOTA.
    Aberdeen, S. D., Jan. 23. - Division headquarters and local freight houses and passenger station of the Milwaukee railroad were burned here today.... Read MORE...

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