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Trust for Historical Preservations list on America’s eleven Most Endangered Places in 2009. Crystal’s plan while touring was to photograph the buildings in order to create a historical record of the campus. Built in 1879 the Dakota Hospital for the Insane was the first “insane asylum” in the Dakotas. Prior to this, patients were sent to hospitals in Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska for treatment. Due to overcrowding however, these states needed to return patients to the Dakotas. Governor Howard searched for a building to be used for a hospital in nearby towns of Vermillion, Elk Point, and Canton with no success. In Yankton, he found two large wooden buildings. One belonged to the city and the other to the Territory; both built to house German-Russian immigrants. The Governor secured the buildings and arranged to have them rebuilt on school lands north of Yankton at the personal expense of $2,286.85. As the patient population grew so did the number of staff and need for more buildings. The architectural style of each of the buildings were unique and included neo-classical, art deco, and Italianate. Patients and contracted labor quarried the stone for the buildings and made the terrazzo for many of the floors. They vMEAD continued on page 22 VIGNETTE® MODERN ROMAN SHADES Don’t wait to get your home holiday ready with beautiful Hunter Douglas shades. REBATES STARTING AT 100 $ * ON QUALIFYING PURCHASES SEPT. 14 –DEC. 9, 2019 Mozaks Floors And More 1205 Broadway Avenue Yankton, SD M-F: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm Sat: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm Sun: Closed (605) 665-9728 www.mozaksblinds.com *Manufacturer’s mail-in rebate offer valid for qualifying purchases made 9/14/19–12/9/19 from participating dealers in the U.S. only. Rebate will be issued in the form of a prepaid reward card and mailed within 4 weeks of rebate claim approval. Funds do not expire. Subject to applicable law, a $2.00 monthly fee will be assessed against card balance 6 months after card issuance and each month thereafter. See complete terms distributed with reward card. Additional limitations may apply. Ask participating dealer for details and rebate form. ©2019 Hunter Douglas. All rights reserved. All trademarks used herein are the property of Hunter Douglas or their respective owners. 19Q4MAGVIC2 HERVOICEv6vHERVOICEvSEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2019v9

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