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Support the Museum and special projects

You can help to continue to move these projects forward!

Please complete the donation form below the special project descriptions.

Capital Campaign - For more than 30 years the Museum in the Cultural Heritage Center has been a destination for inspiring exhibits, historical and scholarly research, artistic educational programs; and now, the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation invites the community to imagine and build a innovative, interactive Museum filled with endless possibilities for learning, creativity and action-packed discovery. Learn more >>>.

Annual History Conference  - The conference draws between 100 - 200 history lovers from across the state including business professionals, educators, and students.  The conference goals and activities are designed to serve and educate the public.   And, teachers can receive credit hours for attending. Donations to the conference supports statewide history education, recognition of individuals and organizations honored for their contribution to SD history, speaker and venue expenses, etc.

Belknapp Memorial Fund - This fund was created by Hugh Belkamp in memory of his pioneer parents. If you have an interest in helping to purchase books and documents for the Society’s historical library donate to this fund. (Please call Catherine at 605-773-6003 prior to contributing to this fund.)

Conservation Fund - Help pay for the conservation of artifacts and records from the Society’s collections.

Fowler Fund - Support acquisitions for the museum, archives or other programs of the South Dakota State Historical Society. 

Historical Properties Fund - Support the care and maintenance of the Fort Pierre Choteau and the Vendrye Monument National Historic Landmarks. 

Florence & Marvas Hogan Fund - Provide services and programs in the Cultural Heritage Center. 

Scotty Philip Fund - Support the educational programming by the Society.  

South Dakota Heritage Fund - Provides support for the work of the Foundation to help preserve South Dakota's history

Call Catherine Forsch at 605-773-6003 to learn how you can set up an endowment fund.  

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