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South Dakota's Original 1880 Town

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This is an authentic prairie town of the 1880-1920 era, from the buildings to the furnishings and contents; the historic site includes a post office, a schoolhouse, a hotel, a church, a log cabin, a blacksmith shop, a railroad depot, a town hall, a barbershop, a saloon, a bank, and a jail. Displays inside range from Native American artifacts of the 1870s to a unique 14-sided barn that was constructed in 1919. Props from the movie 'Dances with Wolves' are also on exhibit here. The town is open daily May through October.

Location: PO Box 126, I90 Exit 170, Murdo South Dakota 57559 Telephone 605-344-2259

Other History nearby:
(White River) Mellette County Historical Society
(Pierre) Museum of the South Dakota State
(Pierre) South Dakota National Guard Museum
(Pierre) South Dakota State Capitol
(Murdo) South Dakota's Original 1880 Town

04/15 Coming to The Murdo area
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.