Grant County, South Dakota
Bits 'n Pieces
The photo to the left was contributed by David Stengel, and reads:
"IN THIS CITY, ON JULY 17, 1925, BY ACTION OF THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF THE AMERICAN LEGION, THE NATION-WIDE ORGANIZATION OF LEGION JUNIOR BASEBALL WAS FIRST PROPOSED AS A PROGRAM OF SERVICE TO THE YOUTH OF AMERICA.
This Monument Erected by Birch-Miller Post No. 9
American Legion, Milbank, South Dakota"
Levi Lockwood died in 1886 in Millbank SD Levi's wife Thankful Jenkins Lockwood died in 1880. They had 8 children. Their son, John B Lockwood spent 8 yrs in farm implement sales, later a livery business. John B Lockwood's spouse, Florilla ran a millinery shop.
Submitted by Carol Grussing