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Peter Norbeck's boyhood home renovation

Charles Mix County Historical Restoration Society
Geddes  South Dakota
605-337-2501


We are renovating the boyhood home of Peter Norbeck. The home needs foundation and floor stablization work, new shingles, windows and doors, and new sheetrock on some walls and ceilings. Work will begin as soon as weather and contractors time permit. We have fund raisers planned and are accepting contributions. Our mailing address is PO Box 132, Geddes, SD 57342. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and contributions are tax deductible.

Temporarily Closed for Remodeling

South Dakota National Guard Museum
Pierre  South Dakota
605-224-9991
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The South Dakota National Guard Museum, located in Pierre, will be temporarily closed for remodeling, effective Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. The remodel project includes lighting and ceiling upgrades in the north gallery. “We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause our visitors,” said Museum Director Sonja Johnson. “We’ve made a lot of changes this past year and we hope that when we reopen in mid-April, that everyone will take the time to come and view the improvements that have been made.” Director Johnson will be on site during the remodeling project and can be reached at 605.773.2475.

125 Year Anniversay Celebration in Garretson, SD

Garretson Area Historical Society
Garretson  South Dakota
605-594-6694


Come to the anniversary celebration. The schedule of events includes the parade, all school reunion, many local talented bands, Jesse James beverages and games for ages 3 to 103 and free fire works display. Stay four days because Sunday is a church service, picnic and then a tour around the old rural cemetaries. From Garretson, SD - The family's name for family entertainment. That is July 3, 4, 5, and 6 2014. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday