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Images of the Past: Augustana Academy in Canton

Augustana Academy

In The Moment … November 30, 2020 Show 950 Hour 2

As the oldest post-secondary school in South Dakota, Augustana University had an exceptionally rich history even before it was established in Sioux Falls in 1918. Part of that history includes an affiliated prep-school that operated in Canton between 1884 and 1971 when it closed. Students at Augustana Academy experienced a type of schooling that was and still is rare in this part of the country. SDPB producer Brian Gevik joins me now for today's "Images of the Past."

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