Spink County, South Dakota
Genealogy & Family Research
Part of HAND COUNTY, SD Family Research Center
~ Redfield Street Scenes ~
Various streets, locations, & years
• Humboldt Ave business area
• Main Street east & west sides,
from north & south
• North Burns St.
• Holmes & Humbolt Aves
• City Park; Flood 1910
More to come
~ Redfield Churches ~
Several views & years
St. Bernard Catholic Church
~ Redfield Buildings ~
Several views; various years
• Spink County Courthouse
• Courthouse & Jail
• Public Library & Irving Street 1907
sent by Dorothy Bingham
• Redfield Post Office - 2 photos
• Masonic Building
• E.C. Issenhuth Building
plus bio & other info links
• Railroad Depot - Then & Now
• Railroad Yards & Train
• Redfield Flouring Mills
• Law Building
Redfield College - circa 1910 - colorized
Redfield College History - 1904
Merger with Wilton German English College
Northern Hospital for the Feeble Minded
Custodian Building - School for the Feeble Minded
State School and Home - circa 1940 ?
Redfield Public Schools
~ Cemetery Photos & Transcriptions ~
(temp url: You can view photo of cemetery entrance - plus other cemeteries I'm working on or have completed)
Be patient while pages load.
Town photos are from vintage postcards. There's more than the examples below. Click a town to go to photo album links.
Buffalo Cemetery is online .
I've only begun to transcribe & photograph St. John's cemetery. Both are near Hand County line, with a Tulare address.
~ Redfield Misc. Photos ~
• Breaking the speed limit - Redfield
2 unidentified boys
More Research Help
Spink County Township Map - 8 SW townships
( includes locations of Buffalo & St. John's cemeteries)
Spink County Cemetery Locations - 25 listed!
Newspaper article: 16th Annual Convention of Retail Dealers Meets At Redifield May 20-22, 1913 - *several surnames*
Redfield Press May 30, 1940: 1940 RHS Graduation, Awards, Baccalaureate.
Separate Grad Photos Page: 1940 Refield High School Graduates.
~ Off-site Links ~
SD GenWeb Spink County Genealogy
SD GenWeb County Archives Selection
SD Gen Web - South Dakota Genealogy Site
Spink County, SD Queries
Spink County SD Land Tracts (J. Huber) - index to first land owners
Spink County SD - history, list of current towns, local interest, city & couthouse offices - info and phone/fax
Redfield Press (newspaper online) - current news
Redfield, South Dakota - town website - click on History link too!
Tulare, South Dakota - town website - click on History link too!
~ Neighboring Counties ~
~ More Spink County, SD Towns ~
Click side bar for each town's main page & photo links.
New towns & their vintage photos added as found.
~ Tulare, South Dakota ~
~ Conde, South Dakota ~
~ Doland, South Dakota ~
~ Frankfort, South Dakota ~
~ Mellette, South Dakota ~
~ Northville, South Dakota ~
~ Turton, South Dakota ~
Carolyn S. Rosemore - Webmaster
~ Rural Redfield ~
• Heading Wheat
• Steam Plowing
• Gasoline Engine Plowing
Frank Cronk's Prize Herd - circa 1910?
A virtual tour of Redfield and other Spink County towns as they appeared nearly 100 years ago!!
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~ Redfield Residences ~
• C.E. Stutenroth - residence - 1907 sent by Dorothy Bingham
• F.W. Bruell - residence
sent 1907 by Dorothy Bingham
• Several unidentified
• Eastern Star Home - Redfield
• Filmore Sanitarium - Redfield
no date; private home??
UPDATED INFO on Filmore San.
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