Lake Poinsett (South Dakota) facts for kids(Redirected from Lake Poinsett, South Dakota)
|Location||Hamlin / Brookings counties, near Arlington, South Dakota|
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|Basin countries||United States|
The lake is located northeast of the town of Arlington, South Dakota. It has the name of the U. S. Secretary of War, Joel Poinsett. In 1838, the area was first visited by the expedition of Joseph Nicollet and John Fremont, who camped on the lake's north shore. Poinsett was instrumental in promoting the expedition.
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