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“Unique and Educational”

South Dakota National Guard Museum
Ranked #10 of 18 things to do in Pierre
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Owner description: In 1862, twenty-seven years before statehood, Governor Janyne petitioned the War Department for authority to raise two companies of soldiers. These soldiers would act as a territorial defense while the Active Army was fighting in the Civil War. The first company to muster in was Company A, First Dakota Cavalry in Yankton and the second was Company B, First Dakota Cavalry in Sioux City. The First Dakota Cavalry are the ancestors of the South Dakota National Guard. Here at the South Dakota National Guard Museum we honor our Guard members both past and present. Stop by today and learn of the history and hero's of our South Dakota Guard.
Reviewed March 14, 2012

This museum is a unique showcase of military relics, uniforms, equipment, and vehicles (planes, tanks, etc).

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Reviewed February 5, 2012

although small, the museum contains artifacts from past wars and their connections to South Dakota. Well presented.

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