200 W 6th St. Sioux Falls
Author and illustrator Betsey DeLoache will discuss her books Country Schools: Past and Present Vol. 1 & 2, at the Old Courthouse Museum on Thursday, August 15th at 6:30 p.m. The books include memories and experiences of students and teachers of country schools ages 5 to 101. The books include Betsey’s illustrations depicting the schools as they were when students spent their days there from 1881 to 2015.
Betsey DeLoache is a city slicker who has fallen in love with history in rural South Dakota. Her adventures while visiting operating schools and seeing the wide-open spaces provide added reflections and commentary. Her books are available in the Museum Store.