On This Day in South Dakota History

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South Dakota is quietly nestled in the grasslands and Black Hills, but its history is far less hidden. One day at a time, author Brad Tennant presents intriguing, event-driven anecdotes of state history. On July 17, 1925, the state American Legion passed a resolution to initiate American Legion baseball. On April 29, 1930, Congress passed an act honoring the deceased chiefs of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the valiant men who made the supreme sacrifice in service in World War I. Celebrate an entire year of history in the Mount Rushmore State or enjoy it one day at a time.
ISBN: 9781467119351
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: South Dakota
Series: On This Day In
Images: 57
Pages: 160
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Brad Tennant is a professor of history and the American Studies program director at Presentation College in Aberdeen, South Dakota. In addition to his teaching assignments, Tennant is an active researcher, writer and presenter on a variety of state and regional topics. In 1994, Tennant received the Governor's Award for History Teacher of the Year from the South Dakota State Historical Society, and the Center for Western Studies Dakota Conference recognized him with the 2003 “Distinguished Contribution to the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage of South Dakota and the Northern Plains” award. As a gubernatorial appointee, he is serving his fourth term on the board of trustees of the South Dakota State Historical Society. He is also a member of several other national, state and local historical organizations.
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