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Syndicate Block Historical Marker


Location of sign - The Syndicate Block is located at 201-205 W. Main Street, Pipestone, Minnesota


Photo taken -  June 2009


Syndicate Block Historical Marker, Minnesota

Photos courtesy of Jimmy Wayne



Text of sign:


Pipestone Historic District


Syndicate Block


Built in 1884, the Syndicate Block is the oldest Sioux Quartzite building in the Historic District.  It is Italianate in style with a unique

pressed metal cornice on the pediment projecting from the cornice. On the building front is a relief of an Indian ceremonial pipe

crossed with a bow and arrow.  Symbolizing the significance of the Pipestone quarries and the rich Native American heritage of our

area.  In 1976 the Syndicate Block was place on the National Register of Historic Places.


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