The Minnehaha County Historical Society works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Minnehaha County.



Since 1927

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On June 17, the Minnehaha County Historical Society

will be hosting an

Annual Meeting/Ice Cream Social at McKennan Park

beginning at 6:30 PM.


A brief business meeting will be followed by a

presentation of the History of McKennan Park

by long-time park employee and historian

Larry Weires.


Ice Cream and toppings will be provided by MCHS.


Due to the coronavirus pandemic the

Minnehaha County Historical Society’s

monthly History Talks went online

via YouTube LIVE.

If you weren’t able to see our Live

Streamed History Talks on YouTube live

they can be viewed On Demand on the

Minnehaha County Historical Society's

YouTube Channel at your leisure.  Just

click on this link:  Minnehaha County

Historical YouTube Channel




Influenza Brings Death to Local

Doughboys with Jim Carlson

Will Prines Remembers the

Pomp Room

South Dakota & Sioux Falls

Rich History

in Ballooning


Recent History Talks:

The State Theater and the Sioux Falls

Night Life – 1926-1936 with Stephan Cusulos

(March 18)

Her Vote, Her Voice – Celebrating South

Dakota’s 100th Anniversary of Women’s

Right to Vote with Karen Schreier (April 15)

    Contact us any time and Like us on facebook. 

    We need members & volunteers year around.

        History Matters  You Matter to History

                      200 W 6th Street

                  Sioux Falls, SD 57104



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