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The Origins of South Dakota's Veterans Home

Season 8 Episode 6 | 3m 3s

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Today's William J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans home in Hot Springs was established in in 1889, the same year that South Dakota was admitted to the Union. Civil War veterans led a push to get state support for an "Old Soldiers Home" and the facility has been serving veterans and their families ever since.

Aired: 03/30/22 | Rating: TV-G

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