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Carnegie Free Public Library - Watertown, SD
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MNSearchers
N 44° 53.947 W 097° 06.806
14T E 648951 N 4973474
Quick Description: The Codington County Heritage Museum is located in the former Carnegie Library building in uptown Watertown, South Dakota.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/10/2007 8:32:23 AM
Waymark Code: WM1V13
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 27

Long Description:
Watertown is in the heart of the historic and scenic Coteau des Prairie and is the seat of Codington County. The museum’s collections include thousands of local history artifacts, 200 linear feet of archival material, and more than 2000 photographs. The museum staff provides group tours, research assistance, programs, workshops, and slide presentations. The museum displays both permanent and temporary exhibits, including a turn of the century Victorian home, a country school, a dry goods and general store, a 1920’s dentist office, and a military display. The museum also hosts various programs, workshops, and traveling exhibits throughout the year.
Street address:
27 1st Ave SE
Watertown, SD USA


County / Borough / Parish: Codington

Year listed: 1976

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Education

Current function: Museum

Privately owned?: no

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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