About Us

Dell Rapids Society for Historic Preservation

Current Officers:
President: Teri Fiegen
Vice President: Dave Chamley
Treasurer: Tom Schwebach
Secretary: Mavis King

Annual event, “Festival of Christmas,” the first weekend in December, including Free pictures with Santa, tea party, music recitals, and yearly fundraising event with a reception and auction (on Sunday)
 • Suit case kit from the State Historic Society
 • An unveiling of a new baseball display

 • Open house in March
 • A replica of Abraham Lincoln’s casket celebrating his 200th birthday
 • A variety of Collections:

– Obits from the local newspapers
– Class composites from the Dell Rapids High School dating back to 1906
– Locally found Wooly Mammoth bones
– Photos of many of the early settlers in this area
– information regarding the original Dell Rapids Hospital and much more

For More Information:
Dell Rapids Society for Historic Preservation
PO Box 143
Dell Rapids, SD 57022-0143
(605) 428-5504

March, 1994

Meeting Schedule:
 • 2nd Thursday of each month, 12:00 p.m., at the Dell Rapids Museum (the old Dieson Building) downtown Dell Rapids

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