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About VermillionVermillion, founded in 1859, stands on the Vermillion River's red clay banks, after which both the town and river were named. Clay County Park, 3 miles west, offers picnicking, camping and boating along the Missouri River. After a disastrous flood swept away three-quarters of the town in 1881, it was rebuilt on the bluffs overlooking the river.

The Austin-Whittemore House Museum, a fine example of Italian-villa style architecture, contains Victorian displays and settings reflecting early town history. Visitors may tour the house year-round; phone (605) 624-8266.

Visitor Centers Vermillion Area Chamber of Commerce and Development Co. 6 W. Main St. Vermillion, SD 57069. Phone:(605)624-5571 or (800)809-2071

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National Music Museum

Oscar Howe Art Gallery

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W.H. Over Museum of Natural and Cultural History

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Vermillion, SD

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1200 N Dakota St. Vermillion, SD 57069

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