Grant County Historical Society

Current Officers:
President: Arlo Levisen
Vice President: Daryl Stengel
Treasurer: Karen Layher
Secretary: Susan Sbei
Curator: Sharon Steege
Board Members: Joe Holtzmann, Nancy Anderson, Roslie Christianson, Gloria Cooley, Marsha Lundberg, Marge Nowick, Shirley Zahn
 •The Society’s mission is to collect and preserve artifacts, written histories, and archival of county records as well as preserving historic buildings and creating public interest in our county’s history. Research assistance is available.
 •The Society operates:

– The Grant County Historical Museum (Old Carnegie Library)
– Historical House and Country School in Milbank
– First Congregational Church in Milbank
– Agricultural and Tractor Museums in Stockholm
– The Brown Earth Indian Church outside of Stockholm
– Troy Stagecoach House Site

 •The museums in Milbank at 3rd St.-3rd Ave. are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sundays or by appointment.
 •At Stockholm keys are available at Alice’s Restaurant on Main St. for the Ag. and Tractor Museums.
 •School and group tours are welcome (scheduled in advance)
 •The Society, in 2013, reprinted Elwin Rogers' book entitled "For God & Land," about the Brown Earth Indian Church.
 •"2013 Summer Church Schedule" for Brown Earth Indian Church
– Sunday, June 2, 1:15 p.m.: "Woodlake History Tour," Dr. Clifford Canku, Speaker
– Sunday, June 9, 10:30 a.m.: Elim Covenant Church
– Sunday, July 14, 10:00 a.m.: LaBolt Covenant Church
– Sunday, July 28, 11:00 a.m.: Parkview Methodist Church
– Sunday, August 11, 10:00 a.m.: Tabor Lutheran Church

For More Information:
Grant County Historical Society
PO Box 201
Milbank, SD 57252
(605) 432-2351 or 432-9332

October 13, 1970

Meeting Schedule:
 • Annual Meeting – Last Thursday in October
 • Quarterly Meetings – Winter, Summer

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