The Remnants Of This Abandoned Settlement In South Dakota Are Hauntingly Beautiful

There’s something fascinating about seeing a place that is being reclaimed by nature. You wonder about what stories there are behind that place. The power of the elements will continue to weather on these structures for many years to come, but for now they still stand – if only just.

These abandoned buildings were captured by photographer julochka in Charles Mix County, South Dakota. They’ve been abandoned for decades, and what is left behind of them is both slightly creepy, yet beautiful in a way. They’re like time capsules of the past, still holding the forgotten memories of what they once were.

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Abandoned places are endlessly fascinating. It would be interesting to see what these places looked like when they were brand new, and to see who occupied them in their time. The only way we can do that now is through memories, stories, and photographs of the past. Take a look at these South Dakota homes from the state’s earliest days to see some great examples of what some of these might have been like before nature took over.