Vermillion, SD (May 2, 2019) — The public is invited to a preview screening of SDPB’s new documentary Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday, on Thursday, May 23, at 7pm, at Presentation College’s Wein Gallery, Southeast Building, 1500 N. Main Street, Aberdeen. The event is free and open to the public.
The 30-minute screening features a Q&A Sherri Rawstern, Dacotah Prairie Museum’s Curator of Education and Brown County historian.
About Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday
Set to premiere August 2019, this thought-provoking documentary visits remnants of once-thriving towns to discover what led to the birth, boom, and demise of formerly prosperous communities throughout the state. More information: SDPB.org/Vanished/
Currently on Exhibit at Wein Gallery, Presentation College, Aberdeen
Prairie Gleanings: Watercolors by Judy Thompson. An internationally recognized artist, Thompson, of Orange City, Iowa, paints the people and places of the Great Plains. The exhibition includes two artworks commissioned by South Dakota Historical Society Press, including “Silver Lake Reflections,” cover art for Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography of Laura Ingalls Wilder.