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Progress Administration. The Scouts named the cabin Tichicala Progress Administration. The Scouts named the cabin Tichicala
                                                                                         (pronounced Tee Chikala), Dakota Sioux for “The Little House.” (pronounced Tee Chikala), Dakota Sioux for “The Little House.”
          Directions: Follow Casey Tibbs Street back, turn right on Cedar Directions: Follow Casey Tibbs Street back, turn right on Cedar
            Avenue, and right on Hwy 83. The Log Cabin Visitor Center is lo-
          Avenue, and right on Hwy 83. The Log Cabin Visitor Center is lo-
            cated at the corner of Main Street and Hwy 83 at the stoplight.
          cated at the corner of Main Street and Hwy 83 at the stoplight.
                                                                                         Directions: Go two blocks, then turn left on Poplar Street and Directions: Go two blocks, then turn left on Poplar Street and
            The Log Cabin is owned and maintained by the Verendrye Mu-
          The Log Cabin is owned and maintained by the Verendrye Mu-                     continue across the causeway. continue across the causeway.
          seum and has served as a Visitor Center for the City of Fort Pierre
            seum and has served as a Visitor Center for the City of Fort Pierre
            since 2000. Visitors will find a selection of brochures and show-
          since 2000. Visitors will find a selection of brochures and show-              The Island was named for Joseph La Framboise The Island was named for Joseph La Framboise
          cases depicting items from the pioneer history of the area. The his-s-         who built a fur trading post near here in 1817. who built a fur trading post near here in 1817.
            cases depicting items from the pioneer history of the area. The hi
          toric Sansarc School and Old Jailhouse e                                       The information panel shows several hiking, bik-The information panel shows several hiking, bik-
            toric Sansarc School and Old Jailhous
                                                                                           ing trails where you will find lots of wildlife.
            are next to the Visitor Center and ca
          are next to the Visitor Center and can n                                       ing trails where you will find lots of wildlife.
          be toured during the hours the Visitor
            be toured during the hours the Visitor
          Center is open. The office of Fort Pierre
            Center is open. The office of Fort Pierre
          Development Corporation is located in
            Development Corporation is located in
            the Log Cabin. (www.ftpierre.com
          the Log Cabin. (www.ftpierre.com)  )                                           Directions: The schoolhouse is located in Steamboat Park. Con-Directions: The schoolhouse is located in Steamboat Park. Con-
                                                                                         tinue on Poplar Street to West Dakota Avenue and turn left. tinue on Poplar Street to West Dakota Avenue and turn left.
                                                                                         Travel west to the other end of Steamboat Park. Pierre’s First Travel west to the other end of Steamboat Park. Pierre’s First
                                                                                         Schoolhouse will be on your left before you get to the “Do Not Schoolhouse will be on your left before you get to the “Do Not
          Directions: Behind the Visitor Center and next to the old Jail-Directions: Behind the Visitor Center and next to the old Jail-  Enter” sign on the street.  Enter” sign on the street.
          house.  house.
                                                                                                                           The building was a school in
                                                                                                                         The building was a school in
                                                                                                                           1881 with eighteen students in a
                                  Built in 1910 and used actively as a                                                   1881 with eighteen students in a
                                    Built in 1910 and used actively as a
                                                                                                                           16′x20′ space. Later, it was a hat
                                    school for grades first through eighth
                                   school for grades first through eighth                                                16′x20′ space. Later, it was a hat
                                                                                                                           shop and a gunsmith workshop.
                                    and as a polling place until 1969. The
                                   and as a polling place until 1969. The                                                shop and a gunsmith workshop.
                                    building was purchased and moved to
                                   building was purchased and moved to
                                    Gene Stoeser’s ranch in 1973. Gene
                                   Gene Stoeser’s ranch in 1973. Gene
                                    brought the schoolhouse to Fort Pierr
                                   brought the schoolhouse to Fort Pierre e
                                    in 1975 to be used as a museum. I
                                  in 1975 to be used as a museum. In n                   Directions: Across the street from the schoolhouse on James Directions: Across the street from the schoolhouse on James
          2014, Deb Stoeser Schiefelbein guided the cleaning and furnishing              Street, the visitor center is on your left. Street, the visitor center is on your left.
            2014, Deb Stoeser Schiefelbein guided the cleaning and furnishing
          of the school, improving the appearance and functionality of the
            of the school, improving the appearance and functionality of the
                                                                                           The visitor center contains a wealth of information about nearby
          building. It was open as an interpretive museum in June 2014.                  The visitor center contains a wealth of information about nearby
            building. It was open as an interpretive museum in June 2014.
                                                                                         historical sites, hotel, restaurants, local events, and a lot more in-
                                                                                           historical sites, hotel, restaurants, local events, and a lot more in-
                                                                                         formation. www.pierre.org
                                                                                           formation. www.pierre.org

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