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Deadwood Memorials

Halloween is around the corner, and if you're in the area to shop Sioux Falls homes for sale, taking a trip to Mount Moriah Cemetery will be a great pitstop. Located on Mount Moriah, overlooking the city of Deadwood, this historic cemetery is home to several famous memorials. It is the final resting place for notable people from Wild West legends and pillars of Deadwood society. Here's a rundown of some of the most famous graves you'll find:

  • Granville Gaylord Bennett, 1833-1910 – Granville Gaylord Bennett served as a US Congressman from 1879 until 1881. Before being elected to Congress, he was an associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Dakota. Before moving to the Dakota Territory, he served in the Union army during the Civil War, was a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives and served in the Iowa State Senate.

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Downtown Sioux Falls Things to Do - Hegg Realtors

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the many cultural and entertainment attractions in the vibrant downtown area near Sioux Falls homes for sale. Put these five great activities at the top of your summer bucket list.

  1. SculptureWalk - Washington Pavilion, 301 S. Main Ave., Sioux Falls 57104
    Since 2004, SculptureWalk has been bringing the finest works of public art sculpture to downtown Sioux Falls. In addition to being the largest and most recognized annual sculpture exhibit in the United States, SculptureWalk is a peer-judged competition for cash awards. Sculptures are stationed throughout the downtown area, but start your tour at the SculptureWalk Visitor Center on the second floor of the Washington Pavilion. Materials including brochures, videos and a large-scale map of the sculpture route help you make the most of the experience.
  2. Old Courthouse Museum - 200 W. 6th St., Sioux Falls 57104
    Step back in time for a glimpse at turn-of-the-20th-century Sioux Falls with a visit to the Old Courthouse Museum. Local architect Wallace L. Dow designed the "largest courthouse between Chicago and Denver," which was completed in 1893. The courthouse was built with native Sioux Quartzite with stunning interior features such as slate stairs, granite pillars, and a series of 16 murals depicting life in South Dakota during the early 1900s. Hours at Old Courthouse Museum are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. weekdays (with extended hours until 9 p.m. Thursday), 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, and noon - 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free for all ages.

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Visiting Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD - Hegg REALTORS

Perhaps you've been looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, and you're considering moving to this part of South Dakota. You're certainly not alone. Between the years 2000 and 2015, the city's population grew by 20%. It's the most populous city in the state, and Falls Park is one of the reasons for that. 

Things to Do and See at Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD

There is just so much to see and do in Falls Park, so if you're considering a move, here's everything you can see and do in this popular area: 

  • The Visitor Information Center - The Visitor Information Center provides everything you'll need to know about visiting Falls Park. It's a good idea to stop here and pick up maps, brochures, and other information as you plan your visit. Also, make your way up to the observation tower. It's five stories high and offers fantastic, panoramic views of Falls Park and Sioux Falls too.

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