Some historic homes of Yankton, Dakota Territory

a bicentennial project in cooperation with the Yankton Womans Club by Dorothy Jencks

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Dorothy Jencks.
LC ClassificationsF659.Y25 J46
The Physical Object
Pagination96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5234906M
LC Control Number75305433

Yankton was the capital of Dakota Territory from until Director of the Dakota Territorial Museum Crystal Nelson says historic structures like the Mead Building need to be protected. "Centerville Dakota Territory A Century of Memories." Centerville Centennial Book Committee, , Pine Hill Press. History of Centerville, SD. A few family histories but mostly history of the town itself. AJ3 "Tale of Three Cities." Centiennial Book Committee. (Yankton, Dakota Territory [S.D.]) Search America's historic newspaper pages from or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between present. In December the Yankton County Historical Society opened the doors of the Mead Cultural Education Center - the new home of the Dakota Territorial Museum. We began in , and we still have a lot of work to d before we are completely done. This building was built in as part of the Dakota Hospital for the Insane.

Applications may be requested from the Human Resources office at Walnut Street, Yankton, South Dakota , on the city website , or by phone at / A pre-employment physical/drug screen are required and a psychological evaluation may be needed if selected for the open position. Discussion about statehood is said to have originated among dinner guests on Thanksgiving Day, , at the home of Congregational minister Stewart Sheldon in Yankton, Dakota Territory. Delegates gathered in September for an unauthorized first constitutional convention at which they drafted a state constitution and declared statehood for. Dakota Territorial Museum focuses on the history of Dakota Territory from its beginning in until South Dakota became a state in After this, the history of Yankton and Yankton county becomes the focus. Learn about daring musicians, early politicians, entrepreneurs, and much more as you explore the history of Yankton. About Yankton Designated capital of the Dakota Territory in , Yankton hosted the first meeting of the territorial legislature. The upper house met in William Tripp's house, and the lower house in the Episcopal chapel. The Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan, the state's oldest daily newspaper, reported the Black Hills gold rush and Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer's defeat; it is still.

The book is a biography of the judge, but it is also a study of crime and punishment on the Dakota frontier,” said Michael Lewis, president of the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation. The foundation is the nonprofit fundraising partner of the South Dakota State Historical Society and helps sponsor the book club. Yankton became the capital of Dakota Territory in , when the town was only two years old. The designation brought new settlers and businesses and the river town quickly expanded. The original capitol building was two stories, with territory offices on .

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Yankton has tons of historic homes around our city. With plenty of interesting buildings to look at you can walk or drive around and check these out. They are scattered around town so we provide an interactive online guide for those of you interested in taking a look.

Historic Homes of Yankton, SD. Many of the original homes date back to the s and are a wonderful collection of the architecture of that time.

A tour book is available for purchase at the Yankton Chamber & Visitors Center and Dakota Territorial Museum. The book is divided into walking and driving tours. House of Mary Shrine. Drees Dr. (Seven miles West on Highway 52). Dakota Territory Records - State Agencies - Archives State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Search. Our state museums and historic sites are back open with some changes and guidelines for the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Learn more. Dakota Militia Account Book. Warrant Register. Vouchers. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The oldest black church in Dakota Territory, built in by former slaves.

HISTORIC DOWNTOWN YANKTON — District includes much of downtown Third Street and adjacent side streets. Listed on the. Yankton, South Dakota has a rich historical heritage beginning with when Lewis and Clark spent the winter near the confluence of the James and Missouri rivers a short distance east of town.

It was originally part of the women’s ward for the Dakota Hospital for the Insane, now named the Human Services Center. It was a grand facility utilized until the ’s.

In the Yankton County Historical Society voted in favor of saving and rehabilitating the building for use as a museum and education center. Yankton is also home to South Dakota Magazine, a statewide bi-monthly publication that explores the history, culture, arts, travel and outdoors of the state.

It is published in a historic building constructed in by Territorial Governor John Pennington. The first high school and the first college in Dakota Territory Dakota Territory book education and higher learning to the area, and the first drive-in movie theater in South Dakota entertained audiences for years.

The city also has a rich media history. The Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan is the longest-running daily newspaper in the four states of the region. The Dakota Territory consisted of the northernmost part of the land acquired in Some historic homes of Yankton Louisiana Purchase inas well as the southernmost part of Rupert's Land, which was acquired in when the boundary was changed to the 49th parallel.

The name refers to the Dakota branch of the Sioux tribes which occupied the area at the time. Most of Dakota Territory was formerly part of the Minnesota. This capitol replica symbolizes Yankton as being the first capitol of the Dakota Territory from The replica is patterned after the original Dakota Territorial Capitol built in Yankton in and torn down in Visitors will want to view the quilt highlighting Yankton landmarks and the multiple displays of historic Yankton.

Yankton, South Dakota has a rich historical heritage beginning with when Lewis and Clark spent the winter near the confluence of the James and Missouri rivers a short distance.

The Dakota Territorial Museum focuses on the history of the Dakota Territory up to Statehood (), Yankton (the first capital of the Dakota Territory) and Yankton County since its conception to current events. Located on the northern edge of Yankton, the Mead Cultural Education Center is the home of the Yankton County Historical Society and the Dakota Territorial Museum.

Daily (except Sun.) Vol. 10 [i.e. 15], no. 1 (Apr. 26, )- Some German text in issues. Weekly ed.: Yankton press and union and Dakotan.

Merged with: Yankton daily gazette, to form: Yankton press and Dakotan and the Yankton daily gazette. Available on microfilm from the State Historical Society of North Dakota. Yankton daily gazette (DLC)sn Yankton press and Dakotan and the.

Yankton County Information in the SDGENWEB Archives: There is a ton of information here including: Index to the Standard Atlas of Yankton County (KB) Index to Yankton County in Dakota Territory Centennial Year (KB) Index to Some Historic Homes of Yankton, D.T.

by Dorothy Jencks (14KB) Cemeteries; Odessa Lutheran Cemetery (3KB). Yankton, South Dakota Constructed in the 's by the Secretary of the Dakota Territory. It is the tallest Queen Anne style home in South : Yale University Library (Inventory of Dakota Territory Material) Yankton I-II-III-IV.

Yankton Agency & Yankton Sioux tribe. Yankton College (Conversion to Federal Prison) Yankton County. Yankton County Historical Society.

Yankton Fire Asylum "Yankton" (Gun Boat) Yankton Indian Reservation Land Owners Yankton State Hospital. Yankton Trail. which was Yankton’s first courthouse, while others served as public gathering places.

To commemorate South Dakota’s th anniversary, the Questers Dakota Territory Chapter No. Yankton, is undertaking a series of stories to spot-light some of the historic public build-ings that can still be found in Yankton. All the building hail back. Governor of Dakota Territory ; United States House of Representatives (Illinois) Mayor of Springfield, Illinois ; William A.

Jayne was a medical doctor and served as Abraham Lincoln's personal physician in Springfield, Illinois. The maps are primarily of Dakota Territory, but some date from shortly after South Dakota became a state in There are maps of American Indian reservations, forts, old trails and military.

Cramer Kenyon Home. Built in as the tallest Queen Ann structure in the Dakota Territory, the Cramer-Kenyon home is one to see. Most features in the home including the picture rails with Alice Cramer’s artwork, 11 foot high coved ceilings, elaborate woodwork, and.

Later this year we will open an exhibit on the history of the Yankton State Hospital (currently known as the SD Human Services Center).

They are celebrating years of service. More exhibits about the history of the territory and the area will be opening in the next couple of years/ TripAdvisor reviews. Washington: Government Printing Office, ; from The Mineral Wealth, Climate and Rain-fall and Natural Reseources of the Black Hills District of Dakota.

Yankton, Dakota Territory [S.D.])Decem ) John Gevik's offspring left that farm more than half a century ago and the family has more-or-less dispersed. Information about the farm's previous owner, the date, and the original legal description - located via the South Dakota Digital Archives - would likely come as news to.

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Dorothy was one of the original board members of the Cramer Kenyon Home, and was devoted to the study of Yankton history. She contributed to the community in many ways, including the bicentennial committee, the historical society, D.A.R., and Questers. Dorothy also authored the book, Some Historic Homes of Yankton, Dakota Territory.

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Press and daily Dakotaian. (Yankton, Dakota Territory [S.D.])ApImage 1, brought to you by South Dakota State Historical Society – State Archives, and the National Digital Newspaper Program. Long Description: From the Historic Campus Architecture Project: "Site is a 15 foot remnant of the Old Yankton Trail that has been preserved on the campus, the last remnant in Sioux Falls of the 19th-century wagon trail that used to run between Sioux Falls and the river town of Yankton, South Dakota; the University of Sioux Falls was built in along the trail.".

Papers: Secretary's book: Dakota Historical Society, [Yankton, Dakota Territory],1 volume. A small volume kept by Moses Kimball Armstrong in which he recorded incorporation acts, constitutions, proceedings, annual reports, and other business of the Historical Society of Dakota and its precursors. Yankton is a land of firsts and fun, a playground for all ages.

It’s home to plenty of history—Yankton was the first capitol of Dakota Territory and is currently home to the state’s first and oldest newspaper (Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan), oldest commercial building (Historic Saloon), and oldest institution of higher learning (the now-closed Yankton College)—but it’s the.- Explore Jan Voigt's board "Historic Yankton, SD" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about yankton, yankton south dakota, south dakota pins.There will also be walking tours of the neighborhood which features many Victorian homes, most of which have been made famous by Dorothy Jencks in her book “Some Historic Homes of Yankton, Dakota Territory”.