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Preserving, Interpreting, and Disseminating the Heritage of Codington County. This is primarily fulfilled by the operation of the Codington County Heritage Museum in Watertown, with its exhibits, programs, and object archival, and photographic collections.

"To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?" Cicero.

Founded in 1974, The Codington County Historical Society exists to bridge this historical gap.

Location: 27 1st Avenue, Watertown South Dakota 57201 Telephone 605-886-7335

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South Dakota BBQ Championships Huron SD May31-June1 Anyone can compete in the backyard BBQ Competition. Meat is provided so you don't need to bring any.
Teapot Days Tea SD June13-15 Enjoy the carnival, view antique tractors and equipment, and watch the crowning of Ma and Pa Teapot.
Antique Power Show Huron SD June15-17 Experience the days of antique tractors, cars, steam and stationary gas engines. 150 exhibits and displays, entertainment, demonstrations, flea market, parade and tractor and car games.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.
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