Featured Items

McDonalds Interior

Black and white photograph of the interior of the Aberdeen McDonalds in 1975. ...more

Interior of Super City Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Color photograph of the interior of the Super City Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota ...more

Main Street Aberdeen

Color photograph of south Main Street and 11th Ave. in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Note the Last Chance bar. ...more

Passengers Loading Plane at Aberdeen Airport

Color photograph of passengers loading a commercial flight at the Aberdeen Airport. ...more

Alexander Mitchell Library

Black and white photograph of the Alexander Mitchell Public Library. ...more

Main Street Winter

Black and white photograph of 2nd Avenue block of Main Street Aberdeen, S.D. in winter. Includes piled up snow, horse-drawn sleds. Looking north at west side of street. Pre-1910. ...more

Central High School

Colored postcard showing picture of the original Central High School. Printed by Searle Brothers Printing Co., Aberdeen, SD. ...more

Lu's Pizza

Black and white photograph of Lu's Pizza, in the former Commercial Hotel building, Aberdeen. Includes signs for the Bel-Aire Apartments, Necchi Sewing Center and Northwest Vac & Sew. ...more

Northern Orchestra

Black and white photograph of Northern Orchestra on stage at the Krikac Administration Auditorium. ...more

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Aberdeen Area History

For decades, Aberdeen has served as the center of activity in Northeast South Dakota. It has been the hub of the regional railroad network, a jumping off point for homesteaders, and the core of regional education, fine arts and culture. This projects purpose is to highlight and preserve the rich history and contemporary stories of this area. This project would not be possible without the generous support of the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

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Fire Station 2, Then & Now

Posted Nov 3, 2014

 

Recent Items

Main Street Aberdeen

Color photograph of south Main Street and 11th Ave. in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Note the Last Chance bar. ...more

Interior of Super City Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Color photograph of the interior of the Super City Center in Aberdeen, South Dakota ...more

Passengers Loading Plane at Aberdeen Airport

Color photograph of passengers loading a commercial flight at the Aberdeen Airport. ...more