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Dir                                                                            Directions: Entering the area from Hwy 83 south of Fort Pierre, Directions: Entering the area from Hwy 83 south of Fort Pierre,
            Directions: Right next to the Visitor Center. ections: Right next to the Visitor Center.
                                                                                         turn right on Cedar Avenue and continue to Casey Tibbs Street
                                                                                           turn right on Cedar Avenue and continue to Casey Tibbs Street
            This building, completed in 1933, formerly  building, completed in 1933, formerly
          This                                                                           where you will see the Expo Center and the Stanley County Rodeo
                                                                                           where you will see the Expo Center and the Stanley County Rodeo
          hous                                                                           Arena and Fairgrounds.
            housed the Pierre Electric Power Plant; now it ed the Pierre Electric Power Plant; now it
                                                                                           Arena and Fairgrounds.
          ha has become a fun and interesting family attrac-s become a fun and interesting family attrac-
            tion, consisting of hands-on scientific and onsisting of hands-on scientific and
          tion, c                                                                        There are 4-H groups and rodeo circuit
                                                                                           There are 4-H groups and rodeo circuit
                                                                                           events regularly. A traditional rodeo and
          tec technological exhibits. hnological exhibits.                               events regularly. A traditional rodeo and
                                                                                           fireworks are held annually on July 4
                                                                                         fireworks are held annually on July 4 .  .
                                                                                                                           th th
                                                                                         Horseraces in April are usually the kick-Horseraces in April are usually the kick-
                                                                                         off event for the year. r.
                                                                                           off event for the yea
                                                                                         Directions: Turn left on Casey Tibbs Street, right on Ash Lane,Directions: Turn left on Casey Tibbs Street, right on Ash Lane,
                                                                                         driving into Fischers Lily Park to the east end where there are driving into Fischers Lily Park to the east end where there are
                                                                                         about 12 camping spots and information panels.about 12 camping spots and information panels.

                                                                                                            The Missouri River flows from the southeast The Missouri River flows from the southeast
                                                                                                            and the Bad River flows from the west. At and the Bad River flows from the west. At
                                                                                                              this location on September 25, 1804, several
                                                                                                            this location on September 25, 1804, several
                                                                                                            hundred members of the Teton Sioux Tribe
                                                                                                              hundred members of the Teton Sioux Tribe
                                                                                                              watched as three of their chiefs met the Lewis
                                                                                                            watched as three of their chiefs met the Lewis
                                                                                         and Clark explorers. The meeting nearly ended in disaster when n
                                                                                           and Clark explorers. The meeting nearly ended in disaster whe
                                                                                           one of the Sioux chiefs took offense to the quantity of gifts of-
                                                                                         one of the Sioux chiefs took offense to the quantity of gifts of-
                                                                                           fered. Warriors drew their bows and soldiers shouldered their ri-
                                                                                         fered. Warriors drew their bows and soldiers shouldered their ri-
                                                                                           fles. Had this confrontation not been diffused, the Lewis and
                                                                                         fles. Had this confrontation not been diffused, the Lewis and
                                                                                         Clark Expedition could have ended right here. Fortunately, an-n-
                                                                                           Clark Expedition could have ended right here. Fortunately, a
                                                                                         other of the chiefs intervened and, over the next two days, hosted
                                                                                           other of the chiefs intervened and, over the next two days, hosted
                                                                                           the men of the expedition as guests
                                                                                         the men of the expedition as guests
                                                                                         at his village, a few miles upstream.
                                                                                           at his village, a few miles upstream.
                                                                                           The park is certified as a National
                                                                                         The park is certified as a National
                                                                                           Park Service Lewis and Clark Na-
                                                                                         Park Service Lewis and Clark Na-
                                                                                         tional Historic Trail site.
                                                                                           tional Historic Trail site.



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