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  Travel Back in Time!
If you're looking for a truly western experience, this is the place! No trip on the Lewis and Clark trail is complete without a visit to The Geddes Historic Village.

  The Past Comes Alive!
B
ring the family and explore a recreation of days gone by. The Historic Village features the Original Papineau Trading Post, a Red, White and Blue Schoolhouse, a scaled replica of a Keelboat used by explorers Lewis and Clark on their famous journey, the Childhood Home of South Dakota's famed governor, Peter Norbeck, the WNAX Building, Pioneer Cemetery and more!

  Learn!
A
ll the buildings have authentic displays inside. Learn more about the pioneers and local history.
Click here to see just a few of the displays.

  Stay!
Located only a few minutes from the majestic Lake Francis Case, The Historic Village is in the heart of Geddes, South Dakota, known for its tourism and friendly faces. When you visit, be sure to check out the town and all it has to offer. You'll find restaurants, cafés, lodging, lounges, services, goods and much more! Click here for the Geddes Business Directory.

Be sure to sign the Guest Register when you visit The Geddes Historic Village.
Souvenirs are available at Duf's Amoco.

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Historic Village Map
(Click to navigate through the Village)
Boyhood Home of Governor Peter NorbeckPioneer TombstonesThe Original Papineau Trading PostThe Old Red, White and Blue SchoolhouseWNAX BuildingReplica of Lewis and Clark Keelboat
Get a FREE Tour!
Free, guided tours are available! Just drop by Duf's Amoco and ask for Ron, the local historian and caretaker of the Historic Village. He'll be sure to fill you and your family in on the rich history of The Village as well as all the other great attractions Geddes has to offer.
Don't Miss Fur Traders' Day!
Each year in August the Geddes Fur Traders' Day festival is held, showcasing The Historic Village. Reenactments, a petting zoo, a parade, softball, volleyball and horseshoe tournaments, a community dance, vendors, an antique tractor pull, a firemen water fight, flea markets and MUCH more make the festival a popular annual event for the whole family. This year's event will be held on August 13. Click here for the City of Geddes website and more information!