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Roy & Edith Norman restored/rebuilt 6 or more old wagons to support and promote the Verendrye Museum and local businesses in downtown Fort Pierre in the mid-1970’s.

Original locations and business ownerships of some of the wagons were:
*West of Fort Pierre Hwys 14-34 at 1806 Junction, Sutley’s Grocery Store, DeWayne Strohfus
*East of Pierre Hwy 14, Chuckwagon Cafe
*South of Fort Pierre Hwy 83, near the Stanley County line, Fort Pierre Times
*Other wagons were located just south of Fort Pierre on Hwy 83; west of Fort Pierre along Hwy 14-34 on the hill; and east of Pierre Hwys 14-34 and 1804 Junction.
(Picture taken in 1980 by John Margolies, Library of Congress)