About Us

Minnehaha Century Fund

Current Officers:
President: Vacant
Vice President: Celia Benson
Treasurer: Jeanne Pattison
Secretary: Wayne Fanebust

 • Stewardship of four vintage buildings on the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls. Known as Pioneer Lane, the buildings: Fersdahl Cabin, ca. 1870; Grinde School, 1887; Church of the Good Samaritan, 1903; and Rutland Depot, ca. 1902, are open to the public during the Sioux Empire Fair in August and by appointment during the rest of the year.
 • Conducts educational programs providing information on Minnehaha County history.
 • Seeks to mark sites that can best help us to understand and interpret our history.

 • Encourages individuals, families and organizations to contribute to the cost and to contact the Fund, to learn how they may help.
 • Assists preservation organizations such as the Minnehaha County Historical Society and other groups.

For More Information:
Minnehaha Century Fund
200 W 6th St
Sioux Falls, SD 57103
Facebook:Minnehaha Century Fund

Incorporated: 1990

Meeting Schedule:
 • Board meets monthly on Thursdays at Old Courthouse Museum
 • No meetings: July or August

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