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Yankton College Conservatory, Yankton College Campus, Yankton, Yankton County, SD

Yankton College Conservatory, Yankton College Campus, Yankton, Yankton County, SD



Significance: The college was founded during the Territory's growing educational movement started by church groups and local citizenry determined to bring political, social and economic stability to the frontier. The church groups were primarily Congregationalist, and a Congregationalist minister, Dr. Joseph Ward, was largely responsible for the establishment of the college.
Survey number: HABS SD-14
Building/structure dates: 1883 Initial Construction
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 75001724



Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Cary, Brian, transmitter
Boucher, Jack, photographer
McCown, Susan, historian


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