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This house, known as the 'Pink Castle,' was built in stages between 1882 and 1894; the home of US Congressman John and Alice Pickler is representative of a late-19th century prairie Victorian mansion. Alice Pickler, a noted suffragist, hosted Susan B. Anthony in the home in 1890; other guests included Grover Cleveland and Theodore Roosevelt. The mansion's 20 rooms are complete with their original furnishings and include a secret room for shelter during Indian attacks and severe storms, and a music room with hand-carved woodwork. The historic home is open daily for one-hour afternoon tours, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Location: PO Box 584, 900 8 Ave S, Faulkton South Dakota 57438 Telephone 605-598-4285

Other History nearby:
(Gettysburg) Dakota Sunset Museum
(Faulkton) Pickler Mansion

10/07 Coming to The Faulkton area
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.
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.
Sully County Fair Onida SD August9-12 kicking off the fair with a parade through Onida on Thursday, at 6:27 p.m. The parade will end up at the fairgrounds where we will be having cake, refreshments and music.
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.