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Pierre, South Dakota: Trail of Governors

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Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center

Address:
800 W. Dakota Ave., Pierre, SD
Directions:
Map point and address are for the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Information Center, which is on the west edge of downtown, on the northwest corner of W. Dakota Ave. and James St.
Hours:
M-F 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
605-224-7361
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South Dakota Trail of Governors.

Trail of Governors

Bronze statues of every former South Dakota governor line the streets of SD's capital city. Over 30 of 'em, with guns, dogs, bare knuckles, a big fish, and a small nuclear missile.

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Governor Walter Dale Miller in mask.

Trail of Governors

One of the governors is ready for COVID-19!

[Cajun Wonder Woman, 07/07/2020]

Governor Walter Dale Miller -- helping to brand those who refuse to wear masks?

Governor M. Michael Rounds statue.

Trail of Governors

25 statues of former South Dakota governors are placed on the street corners of downtown Pierre. A map of their locations can be picked up at 520 S. Pierre St.

[Patsy Lewis, 09/07/2019]

"Hey, kids, we're going on a statue safari to see all the former governors of South Dakota!" "Yayyyy!"


Nearby Offbeat Places

Really Small SchoolhouseReally Small Schoolhouse, Pierre, SD - < 1 mi.
Governor #24: Frank Leroy FarrarGovernor #24: Frank Leroy Farrar, Pierre, SD - < 1 mi.
Governor #17: Merrell Q. SharpeGovernor #17: Merrell Q. Sharpe, Pierre, SD - < 1 mi.
In the region:
Governor #22: Archie Gubbrud, Pierre, SD - < 1 mi.

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