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1861, April 12
First guns are fired in Civil War at Union installation at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, over question of southern states' right to secede from the Union.
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SOUTH DAKOTA - Buffalo County - Historic Districts

Fort Thompson Archeological District
(added 1986 - Buffalo County - #86002738)
Address Restricted , Fort Thompson
(12850 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Military, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Plains Archaic, Plains Woodland, Native American
Period of Significance: 8000-8499 BC, 1900-1750 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Government, Recreation And Culture

Fort Thompson Mounds
(added 1966 - Buffalo County - #66000711)
Address Restricted , Fort Thompson
(191 acres, 50 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Plains Woodland
Period of Significance: 499-0 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

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