McKennan Park Zoo
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member plainsdrifter358
N 43° 31.921 W 096° 43.369
14T E 684002 N 4822416
Quick Description: Zoo established by Mrs. McKennan in this Park circa 1915.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 4/14/2006 10:16:18 AM
Waymark Code: WMADK
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Milbank
Views: 28

Long Description:
This zoo was the beginnings of the Great Plains Zoo now located in Sherman Park in Sioux Falls. Mrs. McKennan donated the 20 acres for the park in her will sparked major controversy in 1906. Her home, which was formerly that of Col. Grigsby, was donated to finance the maintenance of the park.
Marker Name: McKennan Park Zoo

Marker Type: City

Marker Text:
McKennan Park

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