NewsSeptember 03 2014

Celebrate South Dakota's 125 years of Statehood at the museum Sunday

Posted by Lucy

Celebrate grandparents day and South Dakota’s 125 year of statehood Sunday, September 7th at the Lyman County Historical Society Museum.

Organizers invite all ages to come to the celebration that kicks off at 3:00 pm with games for the entire family. Bring a lawn chair and sit back and listen to live music by Plain Folks, a band from the Pierre area, that will entertain for about one hour.

Lonis Wendt of Vivian will deliver his presentation on Dakota Territory and how North and South Dakota were separated and became two states in 1989. Wendt will also provide information on W.P. Lyman and J.S. Presho, the two men that the county and city are named for.

In honor of the state’s 125 anniversary, a state tree will be planted on the museum grounds, and a potluck supper and watermelon feed will conclude the day. All paper products will be provide. Bring a dish to share and enjoy a fun and entertaining day at your Lyman County museum.

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