This Is What Life In South Dakota Looked Like In 1935. WOW.

Ever wonder what life in South Dakota looked like ‘in the old days’? These photos are a peek into the beautiful, cold, and rural beginnings of life in the midwest. Gold mines, soldiers, and livestock are just a few of the treasured memories found in these photos.

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: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

In light of all that has changed over the years, it has never been a better time to call South Dakota home. Our heritage is ours to be proud of and these photos make life in South Dakota in 1935 feel that much closer to our hearts. These photos are truly treasures. Do you have any photos of life in 1935 to share? We would love to see them!