at 1311 Fourth Ave in Worthington, the Dayton Mansion was built
in 1890 as a residence for the George Draper Dayton family by
respected Sioux Falls, SD architect Wallace Dow.
George Dayton was a banker and a
real estate developer in Worthington before moving to
Minneapolis shortly after 1900 to start Dayton's Department
The Dayton Mansion served as a family home for many years, and was
later used as a nursing home.
The Historic Worthington, Inc.
organization has had a complete restoration of the structure.
Tours are available upon request.
The facility is available for meetings,
weddings, reunions, etc. More
info . . .
The Dayton House has a
web site you can visit at: