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1911 Encyclopedia Britannica

Aberdeen, South Dakota

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A city and the county-seat of Brown county, South Dakota, U.S.A., about 125 m. N.E. of Pierre. Pop. (1890) 3182; (1900) 4087, of whom 889 were foreign born; (1905, state census) 5841. Aberdeen is served by the Chicago, Milwaukee and St Paul, the Great:Northern, the Minneapolis and St Louis, and the Chicago and North Western railways. It is the financial and trade centre for the northern part of the state, a fine agricultural region, and in 1908 had five banks and a number of wholesale houses. The city is the seat of the Northern Normal and Industrial School, a state institution, and has a Carnegie library; the principal buildings are the court house and the government buildings. Artesian wells furnish good water-power, and artesian-well supplies, grain pitchers, brooms, chemicals and flour are manufactured. The municipality owns and operates the water-works. Aberdeen was settled in 1880, and was chartered as a city in 1883.


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Chisholm, Hugh, General Editor. Entry for 'Aberdeen, South Dakota'. 1911 Encyclopedia Britanica. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/bri/a/aberdeen-south-dakota.html. 1910.

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