Garretson, South Dakota
Culture, History, Historic House, Military
The Garretson Heritage Museum is an educational, cultural, and social learning center for children and families with a primary focus on history of our local area (Garretson, Sherman, and Booge; SD). The museum is governed by the Garretson Area Historical Society and many dedicated volunteers.
Fort Meade, South Dakota
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
Fort Meade was an active military fort from 1878 to 1944. Today it is active in Officer Training Schools. They perserve the history in and to the Black Hills of South Dakota. The museum displays many remnants of the historic peacekeeping old post and faithfully preserves them. There are numerous mementos of the colorful units and the troopers who served at the Fort Meade Museum.
Pierre, South Dakota
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
Welcome to the South Dakota State Historical Society. Created by the Legislature in 1901, the Society has been the keeper of state’s history ever since. Today we operate five program areas—archaeology, archives, historic preservation, museum, and research and publishing. Explore South Dakota’s history—list your home on the National Register of Historic Places, read our publications, study in our research room, and visit our museum.