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Author Biography
                                                                                       Harold H. Schuler, author and historian, wrote numerous books
                                                                                       and articles on South Dakota history.  After serving in the Army
                                                                                       Air Forces in World War II and earning his B.A. and M.Ed. from
                                                                                       the University of South Dakota, Schuler joined the staff of U.S.
                                                                                       Senator Francis Case, working in Washington, D.C. and Pierre from
                                                                                       1954 to 1962. Upon leaving government service, he purchased
                                                                                       the Hughes County Abstract Company in Pierre, where he and his
                                                                                       wife Leona were active in civic and community affairs.  Following
                                                                                       his retirement from business, Schuler became a prolific researcher
                                                                                       and chronicler of South Dakota history.  He served on the Board of
                                                                                       Trustees of the South Dakota State Historical Society and in 2015
                                                                                       was honored by the Society with its award for lifetime achievement,
                                                                                       the Robinson Memorial Award.  Schuler retired to Tucson, Arizo-
                                                                                       na, where he passed away in 2017.  His books about the Pierre and
                                                                                       Fort Pierre area include:

                                                                                       The South Dakota Capitol in Pierre
           Cover Photo—The Missouri River at seen from the bluffs near Fort
                                     Pierre.                                           A Bridge Apart, History of Early Pierre and Fort Pierre
                                                                                       Fort Pierre Chouteau

         © 2019 by Harold Schuler Family & Pierre Fort Pierre Historic Preserva-       Fort Sully: Guns at Sunset
                                 tion Commission                                       Pierre Since 1910

          Photos courtesy of South Dakota Tourism, Don Zeller & Ruth Filipek

                   Original Map courtesy of Missouri River Tourism.

        This program receives Federal Financial assistance from the National Park
        Service. Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the
        Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the American with Disabilities Act of 1990,
        and South Dakota law SDCL 20-13, the State of South Dakota and U. S.
        Department of the Interior prohibit discrimination on the basis of race,
        color,  creed,  religion,  sex,  disability,  ancestry  or  national  origin.  If  you
        believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or
        facility as described above, or if you desire further information, please
        write to: South Dakota Division of Human Rights, State Capital, Pierre,
        SD 57501, or the Office of Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 201 I
        Street NW, Washington, D. C. 20240.
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