Trail of Governors postpones latest unveiling of bronze statues

May 20, 2020

PIERRE, S.D.–The Trail of Governors statue unveiling ceremony planned for June 12th in Pierre has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Foundation Board planned to unveil life-size bronze statues honoring former governors Charles Sheldon, Coe Crawford and Carl Gunderson.

Foundation board president Rick Jensen says they’ll announce a new date once the board believes it’s safe to gather and celebrate.

He says the Foundation is still looking for sponsorships for this year’s statues. Find more information and a link to donate any amount at