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Prairie Village

. Description:  40 relocated buildings on 140 acres.  All were moved to the village from nearby towns and represent early 1900's life.  Buildings are filled with antiques; farming takes place using antique farm equipment.  Site houses a steam carousel and operating railroad with 3 steam locomotives.
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How to find: 
Address:
W Highway 34
Madison, SD 57042

Parent Organization:
Prairie Historical Society
Contacts
Phone 605 256-3644
Toll Free 800 693-3644
e-mail mailto:Info@prairievillage.org
URL(s)
Prairie Village
   www.prairievillage.org/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Mother's Day  - Labor Day 11-6 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
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As of MAR 2008  6-12 $2,
under 6 free
   $5  55+ $4.50  
Special Fees: Season Pass $15 adult, $5 child 6-12, Carousel $1, Train tickets $5, season train pass $5
Additional Group Info:
Special Tours & Pricing: Adult Tickets $7 during Jamboree
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have: Visit town assembled by moving 40 buildings to a site next to the railroad.  Focus is on early steam equipment.  
Big Events: Railroad Days (Jun), Car Show (Aug), Steam Threshing Jamboree (Aug) Suggested Stay:
Period  1880-1920 Type of Site Village
Buildings:  church, socialist hall, hotel, claim shack, school, print shop, jail, dentist office, extensive steam farming equipment
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Camping/RV Heritage Village Campground 156 electrical hookups, dump station  
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