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See & Do golfing Hillcrest is a must-do while you’re in Yankton! This 18-hole, family oriented, semi-private facility provides an outstanding golf experience coupled with impeccable service. Enjoy their clubhouse, golf shop, and pool facilities while you’re there! 2206 Mulberry St. | (605) 665-4522 www.hillcrestyankton.com 142 Drees Dr. (7 mi. W. on Hwy. 52) (605) 668-0121 www.thehouseofmaryshrine.org The Huether Family Aquatics Center House of Mary Shrine in the area. Shortly after Prohibition, beer was sold there, and it became a fixture of Yankton. It is one of the only bars in the country with carhop service. However, most people prefer to sit on the “dock” in front of the Ice House while enjoying a beverage and partake in the tradition of smashing empty bottles against the brick wall beneath it. The Ice House has made Thrillist.com’s “Best Dive Bars in America “and is a must-see.” 101 Capital St. | (605) 665-2631 Human Services Center. Make sure to stop by the Yankton Visitor Center for directions to Jack’s newly laid headstone. Intersection of Hwy. 81 & Hwy. 50 Karttrax Family Fun Park Jack McCall Historical Site Approaching the House of Mary Shrine from Hwy. 52 you will find the Chapel of St. Joseph, a Rosary Pond, the Little House of Mary, and the Mary Entrance. You then begin the ascent with statuettes, fountains, the Way of the Cross, and, at last, the three giant crosses overlooking Lewis & Clark Lake. The descent leads to the tomb, Moses with the Ten Commandments, and St. Michael. The House of Mary greets you at the ground level, and across the road the Holy Innocents Garden and the Way of the Saints welcome you. Visit their website for gift shop, mass, rosary, and meditation hours. Coming in 2021! The Huether Family Aquatics Center is currently in the planning and development stages, and is scheduled to open summer of 2020. The aquatics center will replace Yankton’s current municipal pool, and will be located in the northwest corner of Fantle Memorial Park. 21st Street and Douglas Avenue (605) 668-5234 www.cityofyankton.org Ice House Built in 1928 by John Keller, the Ice House was the first artificial ice plant Being the first territorial capital of the Dakotas, Yankton hosted the trial and hanging of the notorious Jack McCall for the murder of Wild Bill Hickok. The trial began on Dec. 4, 1876 in a courtroom at what is now present day Third and Capital Streets. Two days later the jury found McCall guilty. McCall’s hanging took place on March 1, 1877 near the present day intersection of Hwy. 81 and Hwy. 50. The hanging is remembered by a historical plaque, located in the parking lot on the south end of the Karttrax Family Fun Park provides hours of entertainment for the whole family with miniature golf, go-karts, bumper cars, bumper boats, two tracks, two seaters, kiddie go-karts, kiddie train, and concessions. Summer hours open 1-9 p.m. daily. 4908 W 8th Street (Intersection of West 8th Street and 436th Street, 3 mi. W. on Hwy. 52) (605) 665-1770 www.facebook.com/karttraxyankton Yankton Riverboat Days & Summer Arts Festival August 16th, 17th & 18th, 2019 • Over 50 Food Vendors • 150+ Arts & Crafts Booths • Parades • Children’s Activities • Concerts • Amphitheatre Performances • Fireworks & More! For More Info: Yankton Riverboat Days, PO Box 483, Yankton, SD 57078 • 605.665.1657 • www.riverboatdays.com www.VisitYanktonSD.com | Yankton Visitors Guide | 11