The 12th Annual Fall River County History Conference will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Mueller Civic Center at 801 S. 6th St in Hot Springs, SD, from 9am-3:30pm. We have once again a great line-up of speakers including: Tom Farrell – Wind Cave Russell Wyatt – First Early Radios & Hot Springs… Continue reading 12th Annual History Conference Registration
Upon closing for the season on October 1st. the Board of the Museum have not stopped making the Museum great. October 10th was the day of the Evergreen Cemetery Walk and we had a great turnout of appox. 45 who listened to seven presenters in period dress tell some interesting facts and stories of our… Continue reading Fall at the Pioneer Museum
The Museum recently received a donation from Marvin’s family of his WW11 Combat uniform. He was S-Sgt in AAF Flying Fortress ball turret gunner with a B-17 group in Italy.
Through a collaborative effort by Dan and Uriah, the water coming off of the roof will finally flow away from the building. This is being done by using PVC pipe as downspouts and lay-flat 3-inch hose laid across the ground surface. This is a discharge hose, reddish-orange in color, and will flatten out after the… Continue reading The Soggy Downpour Caper!
Thanks to the generous donations made by citizens to the Stair Challenge, the stone steps leading up to the museum are being repaired. The money was collected through the efforts of Dusty Pence and given to the City of Hot Springs to facilitate this project. From the 13 Oct 1921 issue of the HS Star:… Continue reading Museum Stone Step Repair
Isle of Mann, Switzerland, China, New York, Maine, and Washington are just a few of the countries and states visitors who have made Pioneer Museum part of their summer vacation hail from. There is still plenty of time for you to come see what’s here. Arley Fadness of Custer has made his collection of memorabilia… Continue reading Director’s Desk – August 2016
This has been a warm summer. The new doors in the front were a great idea. It has kept the hot air out and still allow us to leave the outer doors open and welcoming. The fan in the top floor is helping to draw the cooler air through the building. We have drafted our… Continue reading Notes from the President – August 2016