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Upcoming “History Talk” Focuses On Women’s History in South Dakota

For October, the South Dakota State Historical Society’s virtual “History Talks” speaker series features Liz Almlie from the State Historic Preservation Office. Almlie will offer a free Zoom presentation, “Visible: Women’s History in South Dakota’s Historic Places,” on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. CST. To register, go to

South Dakota’s historic places are also places where women made history. Almlie will share stories of teachers, physicians, reformers, nurses, ranchers, seed packers, and more who are connected to South Dakota sites. She’ll also talk about tips and tools for researching and recognizing the full story of historic places.

“History Talks” is offered monthly and is sponsored by the South Dakota Historical Society and the South Dakota Historical Society Foundation. For more information about the South Dakota Historical Society Press and its books, please visit and follow @sdhspress on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About the South Dakota State Historical Society
The South Dakota State Historical Society is a division of the Department of Education. The State Historical Society, an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution since 2013, is headquartered at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. The center houses the society’s world-class museum, the archives, and the historic preservation, publishing, and administrative/development offices. For questions or memberships, please call 605-773-3458 or visit for more information. The society also has an archaeology office in Rapid City; call 605-394-1936 for more information.