August 5, 2016

A Brand New Historic District in Vermillion, South Dakota

On June 23, 2016 the new Bluff Historic District was added to the National Register for Historic Sites. The district contains structures located on Oak Place […]
April 6, 2016
Barn Survey

Barn Survey

Our own Jim Stone has systematically surveyed 351 barns as well as fifteen silos, granaries, and elevators built before 1960 in Clay County. Jim visited each barn in person and recorded in photographs, sketch plans, written description, and historical research.
November 6, 2014

Mobile App Analyses Energy Star Scores

A new free mobile app will enable real estate professionals to view and analyze Energy Star scores while on the go.
September 20, 2016

New Photos in Gallery

Russ Stone recently took several photos of Downtown Vermillion that are now posted as images on the Gallery entitled: Downtown Vermillion 2016 Photos by Russ Stone. […]
April 25, 2017

Photographs of Houses in the University Historic District now in the Gallery

Enjoy new photographs taken by Lynn Muller of University Historic District houses. More photos will be appearing in the coming weeks. This project updates previous photographs […]
December 12, 2017

Preservation Awards 2017

This November the Clay County Historical Preservation Commission presented Preservation Awards in three categories: 1. restoration of a building 2. restoration of several buildings and 3. […]
March 6, 2016

This Place Matters

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has created a message and a movement: "This Place Matters."