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Wessington Springs, South Dakota: Replica Shakespeare House

The Anne Hathaway Cottage was built to resemble the original Stratford-on-Avon in England, and has the only thatched roof in South Dakota.

501 Alene Ave. N., Wessington Springs, SD
Shakespeare Garden and Anne Hathaway Cottage. From SD-34 turn north onto Dakota Ave. and drive into town. Turn left at the white church onto 3rd St. Drive to the T intersection, turn right, then quickly turn left onto 4th St., then right onto Alene Ave. You'll see the cottage ahead on the left.
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Stratford-on-Avon replica.

Shakespeare Garden and Anne Hathaway Cottage

Take a stroll in the Shakespeare Garden and tour the Anne Hathaway Cottage, built to resemble the original Stratford-on-Avon in England. Located 30 miles north of Interstate 90 (Exit 310), it is the only structure with a thatched roof in South Dakota. The garden is open to the public during daylight hours. An appointment is needed to tour the Cottage. "High Tea" at the Cottage can be reserved for groups of up to 16 people. Call ahead to tour the Cottage or reserve it for High Tea.

[Nick Stratmeyer, 07/27/2021]

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