Ipswich History

The Ipswich Historical Society is sharing articles written by IHS students. The students visited the museum, researched and wrote about events, people and businesses in the community.

Ipswich Fire Dept.

by Dylan Owens

If you stroll down the streets in Ipswich you will see many old buildings. One of the oldest buildings you’ll see is the Ipswich Fire Department. Built in either 1886 or 1887, the building has housed firemen and equipment for nearly 150 years according to Ipswich, South Dakota 1883-1983. The building served a great purpose, however, due to its age, a new fire department was built...


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