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Gaylord Sumner Residence
                     Quentin Sutley House                                                11.       599 2  Street
           10.       601 S First Street

                                                                                       Built 1889
        Built early 1900s
        Architectural Style:                                                           Style: Queen
        Queen Anne                                                                     Anne with
        Quentin Sutley was                                                             influence
        born and raised in
        Fort Pierre. Sutley
        moved back to Fort                                                             Originally, the
        Pierre in 1946 to                                                              house was a small one and one-half-story cottage constructed in
        open the Whiteway Lockers on Deadwood Avenue next to the                       1889. The original cottage was raised to the 2nd floor level in
        Stockgrowers Bank. Quentin and his wife bought this beautiful                  1896-98 and a new first floor was inserted. The house is an
        Queen Anne style home that had been built in the early 1900s.                  interesting transition between the Queen Anne and Colonial
                                                                                       Revival styles.
        Quentin had entrepreneurial spirit and opened a TV and Appliance
        store next to his butcher shop. He was very involved in the                    Gaylord Sumner came to Fort Pierre from Belfast, New York in
        community, serving as Fire Chief of the Fort Pierre Volunteer Fire             1890. In association with C.L. Millett, Sumner organized the
        Department. Quentin was a charter member and first president of                Stockgrowers Bank that same year. He married Ida Ricketts,
        Fort Pierre Lion’s Club and served on the Fort Pierre Chamber as               whose mother owned a boarding house in town. Sumner owned
        a board member and president. In 1968, he bought Fischer                       the Stanley County Abstract Company and lumberyard in Fort
        Brothers building and their grocery lines, creating Sutley’s Town &            Pierre.
        Ranch Market. In 1976, he built a new store on Highway 83, now
        owned by Lynn’s Dakotamart.

                                                                                             This house is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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