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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, May 29, 2018
The Manchester Town Monument
South Dakota (Kingsbury County), Iroquois — Harvy Dunn and Grace Ingalls Dow
Harvy Dunn Famed painter and illustrator Harvey Dunn was born on his parents' homestead just south of Manchester on March 8, 1884. He devoted his first 17 years to farm work, schooling, and drawing. By the age of 20, the young Dunn had studied . . . — Map (db m118677) HM
South Dakota (Kingsbury County), Iroquois — Manchester
Imagine a vast plain. Its fertile soil was covered with a blanket of grass and wildflowers swaying in rhythm to what seemed like an eternal wind. The silence of this infinite wilderness gave way to early pioneers who formed a community that . . . — Map (db m118680) HM
South Dakota (Kingsbury County), Iroquois — Manchester, South DakotaPopulation 150,000
August 27, 1961. More than 150,000 people converged on a patch of land just south of Highway 14 for the Dakota Territory Centennial Goldrush. The event was reminiscent of a stampede caused by General George Custer when he announced that gold had . . . — Map (db m118679) HM

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