Download e-book for kindle: Aberdeen in Vintage Postcards by Tom Hayes, Mike Wiese

By Tom Hayes, Mike Wiese

ISBN-10: 1439613753

ISBN-13: 9781439613757

Plotted and deliberate as a crossroads city alongside the constructing Milwaukee Railroad, Aberdeen, South Dakota was once first settled in 1881. With the coming of the railroad in 1882, Aberdeen flourished. It earned the nickname of Hub urban, serving as a railroad junction and agricultural middle. Aberdeen's skill to evolve to a altering economic system has ended in regular progress and has made it the 3rd greatest urban within the state.

Using greater than 2 hundred pictures, authors Tom Hayes and Mike Wiese take the reader on a ancient travel of Aberdeen. Drawing on their sizeable postcard assortment, they inform the tale of this tight-knit group and the impressive those who find themselves a vital part of its historical past.

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Taylor was the pastor in 1908. The First Church of Christ Scientist used to meet in the Elks Hall at 315 South Main before building its own church in 1928 at 305 Sixth Avenue SE. The Scientists no longer have a church in Aberdeen and this building’s interior has been remodeled for law offices while maintaining the original exterior. The Lincoln Hospital and Clinic opened in 1920 at 421 South Lincoln and was built by Dr. L. Murdy. The hospital was moved by horses in 1940 to where it sits today by St.

Firemen battled for over nine hours, but ultimately only the hotel’s walls were left standing on three sides of the building. This card was attached to the inside of the doors of all of the rooms in the old Ward Hotel in the 1890s to about 1910. Alonzo Ward rebuilt his burned-out hotel on the same site in 1928. Mayor John Wade ceremoniously registered as the first guest on May 15, 1928. The new, six-story hotel would be equipped with 140 guest rooms and a large staff consisting of four clerks, one bookkeeper, one operator, two elevator operators, four bell boys, one engineer, one porter, one night fireman, one chef, four cooks, a storeroom steward, a yard man, two dishwashers, thirteen waitresses, and one cashier.

Marple, were both prominent territorial pioneer residents and businessmen. These bankers were located on the southwest corner of Main Street and Second Avenue. The Citizens Bank was built upon this location after their bank dissolved. This envelope is from 1885. A. Bliss’ former partner, Samuel H. Jumper, was an enlightened entrepreneur that was good at starting needed businesses, selling out to his partner, and moving on to another venture. A. Bliss Dry Goods, Groceries & Crockery was located on the northeast corner of Main Street and First Avenue, on the present location of the Dacotah Prairie Museum.

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