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Mobridge, South Dakota: Disputed Grave of Sitting Bull

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Address:
US Hwy 12, Mobridge, SD
Directions:
On a bluff across the Missouri River from the town. From US Hwy 12, just west of the river, turn south onto Hwy 1806 and drive about four miles to the grave.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Sitting Bull grave site.

Disputed Grave of Sitting Bull

Two towns on either side of the Dakota border claim to have Indian chief's bones. Which to believe? This burial site features a nice monument.

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Sitting Bull's Grave?

According to Lakota in the area of the Sitting Bull memorial, near the site of his actual camp, no one knows where he is actually buried. The Lakota I heard this from were asscociated with Sitting Bull college.

[Mary Roffers, 07/28/1999]

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