Pierre Carnegie Library

In 1903, local Reverend C. Frank Vreeland wrote to steel magnate Andrew Carnegie requesting a $15,000 donation to construct a public library. Carnegie, who believed that a public library was the most important benefit a community could provide to its citizens, offered...

National Guard Museum

301 E Dakota Ave, Pierre, SD The South Dakota National Guard Museum in Pierre, SD, originated as the Truck and Gun Shed property. It sets on approximately a half acre lot located on the corner of East Dakota Avenue and South Chapelle St. The Truck and Gun shed was...

Methodist Episcopal Church

117 N Central Ave The Methodist Episcopal Church, today known as the Pierre First United Methodist Church, is an excellent example of local Late Gothic Revival ecclesiastical architecture. Built in 1910 as the third building for the congregation, the church continues...

Judge C.D. Mead House

106 Prospect Ave Judge C.D. Mead built this house in 1883, though it was remodeled in 1910 by removing the roof and adding a second story. This home reflects the gradual shift from Victorian to Neo-Classical design that occurred in the early 1900’s. The fourteen...