South Dakota History Conference
April 13-14, Pierre
The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting its annual history conference April 13-14 at the Ramkota Inn in Pierre. The theme is Playing on the Plains: Sports and Recreation in South Dakota. Featured speakers include former USA Today baseball writer Mel Antonen, former Game, Fish & Parks Secretary John C. Cooper and South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.
There will be a reception open to all conference attendees at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center on Friday. During Friday’s luncheon, attendees will view the South Dakota Public Broadcasting documentary, “Kings of the Court.” Over the lunch hour on Saturday, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will present the Governor’s Awards in History and give a keynote address on the importance of pheasant hunting to South Dakota.
Teachers attending the conference can receive 12 continuing education contact hours. To learn more about the conference or to register, click here.