Six Cities Awarded Historic Preservation Grants

(Sioux Falls, SD) — The South Dakota Historical Society is giving six cities historic preservation grants. A total of 75-thousand dollars was granted to historic preservation projects in Aberdeen, Dell Rapids, Garretson, Geddes, Pierre and Vermillion. The historical society receives the funds from gaming revenue in Deadwood. An interim state historic preservation officer said the grant program “is designed to encourage restoration or rehabilitation of historic properties and is one more way we can promote and protect our history and culture.”

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