The pen that President Benjamin Harrison used to sign proclamations to create the states of South Dakota and North Dakota is on display in Pierre.
The state says after the Nov. 2, 1889, signing, the pen was given to a land agent and eventually handed down to the sister of Jim Larson's great-grandmother. He was South Dakota's centennial director in 1989 and got the family to donate the pen to the South Dakota State Historical Society.
It's currently on display at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
Most Popular Today
Great Western Bank To Close Two Sioux Falls Branches
Lloyd Scraps Plans For Former School For The Deaf
- 3.Your Money Matters
Big Plans For Main Avenue
- 4.Crops, Agriculture, General
Wheat Growers/North Central Leaders Explain Merger
- 5.Retail & Restaurants
Co-Op Starts $350,000 Member-Loan Drive
AG Issues Warning About Federal Poster Scam
Thursday Morning Business Brief
Wednesday Morning Business Brief
- 9.Your Money Matters
Next Step For Downtown Development Project
Wednesday Afternoon Business Brief