The Eleventh Annual Fall River History Conference is upcoming on Saturday, January 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Mueller Center, 801 S. 6th St., Hot Springs, SD.
This is the museum’s biggest fundraiser of the year. Morning snacks and a noon meal will be included in the $30 fee.
Please make checks out to Fall River County Historical Society and mail to: Pioneer Museum, PO Box 361, Hot Springs, SD 57747 or registrations can be dropped off with Olivia at the Chamber of Commerce located at the Mueller Civic Center.
The following lists the speakers and topics for the day. If there isn’t room to list all the speakers, maybe something like: stories about stonecutters, rural schools, and rodeos will make for an interesting day.
Betsey DeLoache, Pierre—Rural Schools in Fall River County
Katie Logue Smith, Oelrichs—Logue Family and Oelrichs
Edie Jenniges, Oral—History of Oral
Ray Peterson, Brookings—1947 to Present, Miss South Dakota Pageant
Rhonda Sedgwick Stearns, Newcastle—1960, National High School Finals Rodeo in Hot Springs
Cindy Reed, Cascade-–Claude Barr’s Lifework and Gardens
Joann Boggs, Dewey—History of Dewey
Dave Batchelor, Hot Springs—David Batchelor, City Father
Please call Robert Phares to reserve a spot or with questions at 605-745-5690.