Shout Out to Clark Flower & Gift Shop

  A huge shout out and thank you to Clark Flower and Gift Shop for a huge success with our book signing event. Candace Woodland          Simonson and Barbara Woodland Clausen,              sisters and natives of Clark, South Dakota, were pleased to have a sell-out event on July 3, 2015.  Clark Flower and Gift Shop did a […]

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Book Signing-Meet & Greet in My Home Town

I was born and raised in a little town in South Dakota, not far from the Minnesota border called Clark, S.D.  The town is a part of Woodland Township, named after my great grandfather, Joseph Woodland (1835-1922). Joseph and his friend, John Bailey, moved from Iowa to stake their claims on the virgin Dakota soil […]

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Preserving Memories with PowerPoint

I heard wonderful stories growing up. My father was a great storyteller, and he had a grand heritage to share. His grandfather was one of the first settlers in South Dakota, founding Woodland Township. The Woodland family and the Bailey family traveled in covered wagons to find the ideal spot on which to settle. I […]

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