This courthouse was built in 1930 at a cost of $120,000. It had an unusual design for a courthouse at that time, being Modern American instead of Classical. The exterior is brick, trimmed with Bedford Stone. The interior has terrazzo floors, . . . — — Map (db m124590) HM
Robert S. Vessey was born near Oshkosh, Wisconsin, May 16, 1858. His father was a minister-farmer with a family of 15 children. He attended common school, but dropped out at an early age to work and assist in the support of his father’s family. . . . — — Map (db m113040) HM
A.J. Gebhart designed and built the ski lift assisted by Lloyd Marken. The electric powered apparatus was installed in February of 1956 and kept a 1,200 foot circle of rope rotating to safely pull sled, ski, toboggan, or scoop shovel users back . . . — — Map (db m113045) HM
Modeled after Shakespeare Garden near Stratford-upon-Avon, England over 150 varieties of flowers, trees and shrubs. Only garden of its kind in South Dakota.
Ann Hathaway Cottage
This home was styled . . . — — Map (db m113051) HM
In 1916 Foster Stratton erected a two-story brick building on this site. It held a garage and machine shop on the lower level, with a photography studio and living quarters on the second floor. When the building was razed in 1989, the Stratton . . . — — Map (db m113050) HM
The Shakespeare Garden, founded 1927, was planned and developed by Clark W. and Emma Freeland Shay and is maintained as a memorial to them. Together they served the Wessington Springs College as instructors and advisors for a total of 83 . . . — — Map (db m113052) HM
Wood and water were essential to pioneer road builders and in 1857, when the Fort Ridgely & South Pass Wagon Road was built by Col. W.H. Nobles, the springs at Wessington Hills was a natural on the Reconnaissance to the Missouri River. On the . . . — — Map (db m113038) HM
This memorial is dedicated to those men and women who served our country in times of war and peace and especially to those who gave their lives in that service.
(World War I Stone)
In Commemoration of the Patriotism of our . . . — — Map (db m113054) WM