2020 Senate Commemoration 830 - Enrolled

SDLRC - 2020 Senate Commemoration 830 - SD Legislature Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum.

A LEGISLATIVE COMMEMORATION, Celebrating the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum.

WHEREAS, in the town of Kimball, South Dakota, stands the South Dakota Tractor Museum. The museum opened in May 2000; and

WHEREAS, in the twenty years since its opening, there have been eleven building projects. Starting with just twenty-two tractors, the museum now boasts much more. There are cars, farm equipment, horse equipment, a 1917 derby truck, a one-room school, a blacksmith shop, and a visitor center; and

WHEREAS, the Tractor Museum is run by approximately forty local volunteers overseen by a seven-member board. Every year the museum opens in the middle of May and remains open through September. People can visit the museum any time of the year by appointment; and

WHEREAS, it is thanks to these volunteers that the museum can provide free tours. Free-will donations are welcomed. The Tractor Museum stands just south of I-90 at Exit 284:

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT COMMEMORATED, by the Ninety-Fifth Legislature of the State of South Dakota, that the Legislature celebrates the twentieth year of the South Dakota Tractor Museum and invites everyone to visit this enriching attraction.

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