This Is What South Dakota Looked Like 100 Years Ago… It May Surprise You

South Dakota history is rich and fascinating. It’s crazy to think of the differences between life 100 years ago and now. Seeing images from way back when can transport us to those earlier times. Although so much has changed, there are some things that never will. South Dakota’s epic scenery and hard-working way of life are here to stay.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

After this glimpse into South Dakota life 100 years ago, what surprised you most?