June 23, 2021
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.
by Paige Maher
I chose to research the mastodon skull found in the Mina area. I learned that in 1949, a mastodon skull was unearthed on the Kienest farm, north of Mina, South Dakota. This amazing discovery proved their existence in the South Dakota area. The mastodon which is a large, extinct, elephant-like mammal that existed many years ago. The mastodon can now be found in Rapid City at a children...