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March 27, 2019

From the Ipswich Tribune, Thursday, August 13, 1931 edition


By Hon J. W. Parmley

Ipswich South Dakota, the County Seat of Edmunds County, is situated on the Pacific Coast line of the Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railway, 733 miles west of Chicago and 1,455 miles east of Seattle. It was established in October 1883, and in less than a month became a town of over a thousand, when the railroad built west from Aberdeen, S.D., and established the town in the center of a triangle formed by three towns, Freeport, Georgetown and Edmunds. These were a mushroom growth, having spr...

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