82 Mickelson Drive

Yankton, SD 57078

Phone: (605) 665-3898


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November 28, 2014

Despite winter setting in, work on the windows continues indoors. The staff and volunteers at the Dakota Territorial Museum want to thank everyone who came out for the Rummage & Bake Sale fundraiser this past weekend. We raised a lot of money for the museum and had a l...

November 22, 2014

Special Thanks to everyone that came to the Mead Building today to support the Dakota Territorial Museum and for those that donated to the rummage sale.  It was a great success!

November 21, 2014

The first of the replicated light fixtures have arrived (pictured here). The fixtures are modeled after fixtures original to the Mead Building.  Only five light fixtures needed to be recreated for the foyer of the building.   A lot of work has been done to the entrance...

November 14, 2014

Pictured here is the American River’s Voyage of Discover exhibit. It is planned to be on exhibit at the museum when the Mead Building is completed. The exhibit was gifted to the Dakota Territorial Museum following the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial celebration.

Things are...

November 7, 2014

One of two new furnaces has been installed in the first floor parlor rooms by Larry’s Heating & Cooling. The goal this winter is to keep the parlors and main entry warm enough to perform plaster restoration and painting. The onsite crew is still hoping for a milder win...

November 5, 2014

Special Thank You to everyone that went to the polls on November 4, to support the Yankton County Historic Preservation Ordinance.  By near 1,000 votes the ordinance for 1/20th of mill levy passed.  The Yankton County Historic Preservation Commission is eager to begin...

November 1, 2014

What a fun morning kicking off the Saturday Harvest Halloween event for Historic Downtown with our Waffle Feed Fundraiser for the Mead Building!  We successfully raised near $2,000 for the project, enough to buy some new replicated light fixtures for the over the stair...

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