Images of the Past

The Origins of South Dakota's Veterans Home

Season 8 Episode 6 | 3m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

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

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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