Fort Sisseton Restoration – Lake City SD

Description

WPA crews conducted restoration work at the site between 1935 and 1938. From the Library of Congress: “In 1937, the fort was restored as a WPA project. It has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places, but today is in great need of additional need of repair and structural work.”

 

Source notes

National Archives and Records Administration, Records of the Work Projects Administration, Information Service, Primary File, 1936-42, Box 15, Folder 290-B.

"Local Legacies," Library of Congress website, accessed July 29, 2015.

Project originally submitted by Brent McKee on July 28, 2015.

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Location Info


Fort Sisseton
Lake City, South Dakota 57532

Location notes: Google search will list city as Fort Pierre, over 200 miles away. Nearest town is Lake City.

Coordinates: 45.658587, -97.532321

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