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Historical Society Seeking Governor’s Awards for History Nominations

The South Dakota State Historical Society is now accepting nominations for the Governor’s Awards for History.

Nominations may be made in three categories: individual, organization, and teacher.  The Governor’s Awards for History are designed for individuals and organizations who exhibit meritorious endeavors in the field of history in South Dakota.

Nomination forms can be found on the State Historical Society’s website. They can also be obtained by contacting Kevin Larsen, Awards Coordinator, at or by calling 605-773-6000. Nomination forms are due to the society by Feb. 28.

The award winners will be announced during the society’s annual history conference April 5-6 in Pierre.

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 in Pierre. For questions of memberships, 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.