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                                                                                           Directions: On the corner of First Street and Main Avenue in ections: On the corner of First Street and Main Avenue in
            Directions: Located in downtown Pierre, turn left on Pierre Street ections: Located in downtown Pierre, turn left on Pierre Street
                                                                                           Fort Pierre.
            and go three blocks on Dakota Avenue to S. Chapelle Street cor-
          and go three blocks on Dakota Avenue to S. Chapelle Street cor-                Fort Pierre.
            ner.
          ner.
                                                                                           In 1905, the Old Jail cost $400 to build; it is
                                                                                         In 1905, the Old Jail cost $400 to build; it is
            Collections include memorabilia and artifacts
                                                                                           undergoing its latest restoration in 2019. In
          Collections include memorabilia and artifacts                                  undergoing its latest restoration in 2019. In
          of the SD National Guard from 1862 up                                          1921, a 200-pound mountain lion from
                                                                                           1921, a 200-pound mountain lion from
            of the SD National Guard from 1862 up
            through the present and the SD Air National
          through the present and the SD Air National                                    Kalispell, MT escaped while being shipped
                                                                                           Kalispell, MT escaped while being shipped
                                                                                           to an eastern zoo. The mountain lion was
          Guard from the late 1940’s to the present.                                     to an eastern zoo. The mountain lion was
            Guard from the late 1940’s to the present.
                                                                                           re-captured and kept safely in the Jail until it could continue its
                                                                                         re-captured and kept safely in the Jail until it could continue its
                                                                                         journey eastward.
                                                                                           journey eastward.
            Directions: Continue down Chapelle Street to Island View Drive. ections: Continue down Chapelle Street to Island View Drive.
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            You will see La Framboise Island straight ahead. Turn right 3 ill see La Framboise Island straight ahead. Turn right 3
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            blocks to the Legion Cabin.  ks to the Legion Cabin.
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                                                                                           Directions: Continue down Main Street towards the Missouri ections: Continue down Main Street towards the Missouri
                                                                                                          River and on the left is the Historic Stockgrowers r and on the left is the Historic Stockgrowers
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                                    The l                                                               (commodities includi
                                      The log building was built out of na-og building was built out of na-
                                                                                                          (commodities including grain and livestock) ng grain and livestock)
                                      tive Black Hills logs. It was com-ck Hills logs. It was com-
                                    tive Bla                                                             Ba Bank. nk.
                                    ple pleted in the Spring of 1942. The Le-ted in the Spring of 1942. The Le-
                                    gio                                                                  The S
                                      gion Cabin was used for United Ser-n Cabin was used for United Ser-
                                                                                                           The Stockgrowers Bank is the single example of tockgrowers Bank is the single example of
                                                                                                           Romanesque Revival architecture in Fort Pierre.
                                    vices Organization (USO) shows dur-                                  Romanesque Revival architecture in Fort Pierre.
                                      vices Organization (USO) shows dur-
          ing WWII. It has been used as the headquarters for the American                               The building represents an interesting and well-
            ing WWII. It has been used as the headquarters for the American
                                                                                                          The building represents an interesting and well-
                                                                                           executed adaptation of the style to the needs of the small frontier
          Legion Post 8 ever since. Notice the Vigilante sign there.                     executed adaptation of the style to the needs of the small frontier
            Legion Post 8 ever since. Notice the Vigilante sign there.
                                                                                           community. It was the most important commercial building
                                                                                         community. It was the most important commercial building
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                                                                                           erected in Fort Pierre during the 20  century. The bank symbol-ted in Fort Pierre during the 20  century. The bank symbol-
                                                                                         izes t
                                                                                           izes the commercial development of Fort Pierre during the early he commercial development of Fort Pierre during the early
                                                                                             th
                                                                                           th
          Dir                                                                            20 20  century as the business center for much of western South Da- century as the business center for much of western South Da-
            Directions: Drive west on Island View Drive until you must turn ections: Drive west on Island View Drive until you must turn
                                                                                           kota’s cattle raising activity. In 1903, Charles L. Millett, along with ’s cattle raising activity. In 1903, Charles L. Millett, along with
          right. T                                                                       kota
            right. Turn left in one block onto Missouri Avenue and on your urn left in one block onto Missouri Avenue and on your
                                                                                           Gaylord E. Sumner and James (Scotty) Philip, constructed the lord E. Sumner and James (Scotty) Philip, constructed the
            left is the Girl Scout Cabin.   is the Girl Scout Cabin.
          left                                                                           Gay
                                                                                           building and began the Stockgrowers Bank and a chain of associ-
                                                                                         building and began the Stockgrowers Bank and a chain of associ-
                                                                                           ated banks in Midland, Philip, Kadoka, Cottonwood, and
          The log building that eventually became                                        ated banks in Midland, Philip, Kadoka, Cottonwood, and
            The log building that eventually became
                                                                                           Milesville. In addition to the bank itself, other tenants included the
            the Girl Scout Cabin in Steamboat Park
          the Girl Scout Cabin in Steamboat Park                                         Milesville. In addition to the bank itself, other tenants included the
                                                                                           Lynch Barber Shop; Phillip,
          was constructed in the early days of Pierre.                                   Lynch Barber Shop; Phillip,
            was constructed in the early days of Pierre.
                                                                                           Young & McPherson Land Of-
            No exact date has been pinpointed, but it
          No exact date has been pinpointed, but it                                      Young & McPherson Land Of-
                                                                                           fice; the first telephone exchange
            is believed the cabin was built prior to
          is believed the cabin was built prior to                                       fice; the first telephone exchange
                                                                                           in Fort Pierre; Binder & Borst
          1889. The city gave the cabin to the Girl Scouts in 1929. The cabin            in Fort Pierre; Binder & Borst
            1889. The city gave the cabin to the Girl Scouts in 1929. The cabin
                                                                                           Hardware Store; Hargesheimer
          was remodeled in 1930, possibly with help from the Works                       Hardware Store; Hargesheimer
            was remodeled in 1930, possibly with help from the Works
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