Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead

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Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead
Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead is located in South Dakota
Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead
Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead is located in the United States
Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead
LocationSouthern edge of Faulkton city limits, Faulkton, South Dakota
Coordinates45°01′38″N 99°07′28″W / 45.02722°N 99.12444°W / 45.02722; -99.12444Coordinates: 45°01′38″N 99°07′28″W / 45.02722°N 99.12444°W / 45.02722; -99.12444
Area8 acres (3.2 ha)
Built1882
NRHP reference #73001742[1]
Added to NRHPApril 11, 1973

The Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead, also known as the Pickler Project, is a historic house. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. It located on the south edge of the city of Faulkton, South Dakota.[1]

It was home of Major Pickler, an influential person in the transition of South Dakota from territory to statehood in 1889. He served in the territorial legislature and was appointed and elected to four terms of the U.S. Congress. Alice Pickler was involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.

The home was visited by Theodore Roosevelt, Susan B. Anthony, and distinguished others.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Paul Putz (November 15, 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Maj. John A. Pickler Homestead / Pickler Project". National Park Service. Retrieved December 14, 2017. With photos.